Fiction John Banville The Sea

ISBN 13: 9780330483292

The Sea

3,49 valoración promedio
( 19.181 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780330483292: The Sea

'A masterly study of grief, memory and love recollected' Professor John Sutherland, Chair of Judges, Man Booker Prize 2005 When art historian Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family had appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world. Mr and Mrs Grace, with their worldly ease and candour, were unlike any adults he had met before. But it was his contemporaries, the Grace twins Myles and Chloe, who most fascinated Max. He grew to know them intricately, even intimately, and what ensued would haunt him for the rest of his years and shape everything that was to follow. 'A novel in which all of his remarkable gifts come together to produce a real work of art, disquieting, beautiful, intelligent, and in the end, surprisingly, offering consolation' Allan Massie, Scotsman 'You can smell and feel and see his world with extraordinary clarity. It is a work of art, and I'll bet it will still be read and admired in seventy-five years' Rick Gekoski, The Times 'Poetry seems to come easily to Banville. There is so much to applaud in this book that it deserves more than one reading' Literary Review 'A brilliant, sensuous, discombobulating novel' Spectator

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Review:

Incandescent prose. Beautifully textured characterisation. Transparent narratives. The adjectives to describe the writing of John Banville are all affirmative, and The Sea is a ringing affirmation of all his best qualities. His publishers are claiming that this novel by the Booker-shortlisted author is his finest yet, and while that claim may have an element of hyperbole, there is no denying that this perfectly balanced book is among the writer’s most accomplished work.

Max Morden has reached a crossroads in his life, and is trying hard to deal with several disturbing things. A recent loss is still taking its toll on him, and a trauma in his past is similarly proving hard to deal with. He decides that he will return to a town on the coast at which he spent a memorable holiday when a boy. His memory of that time devolves on the charismatic Grace family, particularly the seductive twins Myles and Chloe. In a very short time, Max found himself drawn into a strange relationship with them, and pursuant events left their mark on him for the rest of his life. But will he be able to exorcise those memories of the past?

The fashion in which John Banville draws the reader into this hypnotic and disturbing world is non pareil, and the very complex relationships between his brilliantly delineated cast of characters are orchestrated with a master’s skill. As in such books as Shroud and The Book of Evidence, the author eschews the obvious at all times, and the narrative is delivered with subtlety and understatement. The genuine moments of drama, when they do occur, are commensurately more powerful. --Barry Forshaw

About the Author:

John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of fourteen previous novels including The Sea, which won the 2005 Man Booker Prize. He has received a literary award from the Lannan Foundation. He lives in Dublin.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

John Banville
Editorial: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprints. Language: English . Brand New Book. A masterly study of grief, memory and love recollected Professor John Sutherland, Chair of Judges, Man Booker Prize 2005 When art historian Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family had appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world. Mr and Mrs Grace, with their worldly ease and candour, were unlike any adults he had met before. But it was his contemporaries, the Grace twins Myles and Chloe, who most fascinated Max. He grew to know them intricately, even intimately, and what ensued would haunt him for the rest of his years and shape everything that was to follow. A novel in which all of his remarkable gifts come together to produce a real work of art, disquieting, beautiful, intelligent, and in the end, surprisingly, offering consolation Allan Massie, Scotsman You can smell and feel and see his world with extraordinary clarity. It is a work of art, and I ll bet it will still be read and admired in seventy-five years Rick Gekoski, The Times Poetry seems to come easily to Banville. There is so much to applaud in this book that it deserves more than one reading Literary Review A brilliant, sensuous, discombobulating novel Spectator. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,04
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador 2010-03-05 (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador 2010-03-05, 2010. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-00635619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,35
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 8
Librería
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000226390

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,57
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,23
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

John Banville
Editorial: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprints. Language: English . Brand New Book. A masterly study of grief, memory and love recollected Professor John Sutherland, Chair of Judges, Man Booker Prize 2005 When art historian Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. The Grace family had appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world. Mr and Mrs Grace, with their worldly ease and candour, were unlike any adults he had met before. But it was his contemporaries, the Grace twins Myles and Chloe, who most fascinated Max. He grew to know them intricately, even intimately, and what ensued would haunt him for the rest of his years and shape everything that was to follow. A novel in which all of his remarkable gifts come together to produce a real work of art, disquieting, beautiful, intelligent, and in the end, surprisingly, offering consolation Allan Massie, Scotsman You can smell and feel and see his world with extraordinary clarity. It is a work of art, and I ll bet it will still be read and admired in seventy-five years Rick Gekoski, The Times Poetry seems to come easily to Banville. There is so much to applaud in this book that it deserves more than one reading Literary Review A brilliant, sensuous, discombobulating novel Spectator. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,85
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 2
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador, 2010. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería GH9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,93
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,99
De Alemania a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador, 2010. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería L9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,54
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,99
De Alemania a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 6
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 4,89
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,76
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

John Banville
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Cantidad: 3
Librería
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0330483293. Nº de ref. de la librería ST0330483293

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,14
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

John Banville
Editorial: Picador (2010)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 6
Librería
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Picador, 2010. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780330483292_rkm

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,80
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,33
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

John Banville
Editorial: Macmillan 2006-05-01, London (2006)
ISBN 10: 0330483293 ISBN 13: 9780330483292
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: 5
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Macmillan 2006-05-01, London, 2006. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780330483292

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,06
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,71
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda