might have been no angel but he didn't deserve to die so horrifically in a lonely street at night.
Los escritores vivimos en un extrano mundo de ensueno, en una realidad borrosa, envuelta en una capa de polvo, mitad real, mitad inventada", declaro el escritor irlandes John Banville
Digamoslo desde el principio: aunque se ha parapetado tras el efectivo disfraz literario de Benjamin Black, no solo para duplicar la B de su apellido sino para adentrarse en terreno policial guiado por la lectura de los romans durs de Georges Simenon-- segun el mismo admite--, John Banville
no se puede deshacer del cuerpo del delito: su escritura, una de las cimas mas sobresalientes de la narrativa contemporanea en lengua inglesa, siempre acabara por delatarlo.
The quest for God in the novels of John Banville
, 1973-2005; a postmodern spirituality.
The six books in the running are: The Sea by John Banville
, Arthur & George by Julian Barnes, A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, The Accidental by Ali Smith and On Beauty by Zadie Smith.
, in sinuous, often magically elusive language, explores a city that is identical in style.
Whistling Dixie's win for Mary Reveley in the Banville
House Hotel Handicap Hurdle saw jockey Alan Dempsey make a successful return to the track where he rode his first three winners in his days as an amateur, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Pich sees Banville
as a more productive and varied poet than Baudelaire and Leconte de Lisle.
HAS WON the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Guardian Fiction Prize, the Guinness Peat Aviation Award, and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
conjures it all with the sleight-of-hand flick of a magician, images balancing on the high wire of a circus that comes to town in the final act, poetic passages about seagulls that link magically with the tragedy soon to come, the transparent beauty of the Irish Sea at dawn that holds ineluctable mysteries.
Like Toolis, who finds solace in the rituals of the past, Booker Prize-winning author John Banville
is similarly preoccupied with the weight of the past on the present in his new memoir, Time Pieces (Knopf, $26.
Juraci Da Silva,of Park Lane Apartments, Waterford, was found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of James "Jay" Banville
by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last month.