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Author: John Banville
Publisher: London : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Banville
ISBN: 0330483285 9780330483285 0330436252 9780330436250
OCLC Number: 60419387
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2005.
Description: [264] p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: John Banville.

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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...

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"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...

 
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