skip to content
The sea Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The sea

Author: John Banville
Publisher: London : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Story of Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who, soon after his wife's death, goes back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child, a retreat from the grief, anger, and numbness of his life without her.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Banville
ISBN: 0330483285 9780330483285 0330436252 9780330436250 0330483293 9780330483292
OCLC Number: 60419387
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2005.
Description: 263 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: John Banville.

Abstract:

The brilliant new novel by the Booker-shortlisted author of Shroud and The Book of Evidence, John Banville is, quite simply, one of the greatest novelists writing in the English language today.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Remarkable. . . . The power and strangeness and piercing beauty of ["The Sea" is] a wonder." -" The Washington Post Book World" "With his fastidious wit and exquisite style, John Banville is the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60419387> # The sea
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "60419387" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Place/ireland> ; # Ireland.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/widowers> ; # Widowers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/seaside_resorts> ; # Seaside resorts
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/middle_aged_men> ; # Middle-aged men
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/life_change_events> ; # Life change events
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/authors> ; # Authors
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/loss_psychology> ; # Loss (Psychology)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.914/e22/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Person/banville_john> ; # John Banville
    schema:awards "Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2005." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "Story of Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who, soon after his wife's death, goes back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child, a retreat from the grief, anger, and numbness of his life without her."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/82920> ;
    schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The sea"@en ;
    schema:productID "60419387" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/60419387#PublicationEvent/london_picador_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Agent/picador> ; # Picador
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330483285> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330436250> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330483292> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA515643> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA616523> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/60419387> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Person/banville_john> # John Banville
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Banville" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Banville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Place/ireland> # Ireland.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Ireland." ;
    schema:name "Ireland" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/life_change_events> # Life change events
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Life change events"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/loss_psychology> # Loss (Psychology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Loss (Psychology)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/middle_aged_men> # Middle-aged men
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Middle-aged men"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/82920#Topic/seaside_resorts> # Seaside resorts
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Seaside resorts"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330436250>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0330436252" ;
    schema:isbn "9780330436250" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330483285>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0330483285" ;
    schema:isbn "9780330483285" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780330483292>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0330483293" ;
    schema:isbn "9780330483292" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.