The Sea

The Sea

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The brilliant new novel by the Booker-prize winner John Banville is, quite simply, one of the greatest novelists writing in the English language today. When Max Morden returns to the coastal town where he spent a holiday in his youth he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family appear that long ago summer as if from another world. Drawn to the Grace twins, Chloe and Myles, Max soon finds himself entangled in their lives, which are as seductive as they are unsettling. What ensues will haunt him for the rest of his years and shape everything that is to follow. John Banville is one of the most sublime writers working in the English language. Utterly compelling, profoundly moving and illuminating, The Sea is quite possibly the best thing he has ever written.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 263 pages
  • 111 x 175 x 20mm | 140g
  • Poland
  • English
  • 0330442732
  • 9780330442732
  • 786,662

About Banville John

John Banville, geboren 1945 in Wexford, Irland, gehört zu den bedeutendsten zeitgenössischen Autoren Irlands. Sein umfangreiches literarisches Werk wurde mehrfach ausgezeichnet, u.a. 2011 mit dem Franz-Kafka-Preis, 2013 mit dem Österreichischen Staatspreis und 214 mit dem Prinz-von-Asturien-Preis. John Banville lebt und arbeitet in Dublin.
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20,775 ratings
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4 32% (6,749)
3 30% (6,191)
2 13% (2,653)
1 5% (1,015)
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