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Latest John Banville Items
In the rain and the darkness and the remembered misery of a Catholic childhood in Ireland in the 1950s, that is where Quirke belongs. He is as quirky as anyone could want.
There are very few writers who can write elegantly about murder, but there is no question that Benjamin Black is one of them.
Philip Marlowe will soon be back on the case.
Philip Marlowe soon will be back on the case.
It is rare that murder most foul is overwhelmed by literary grace, yet that is true of Benjamin Black's latest mystery. Even violent death can assume a lyrical tone when it is the work of an author for whom mysteries seem to have become a hobby since he claimed a major literary award under another name.
Irish novelist John Banville has won the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize.