About this title: This first critical introduction to one of Ireland's premier contemporary writers examines Banville's collective work to date. The author provides an in-depth consideration of each novel in terms of Banville's development and in relation to the conventions of contemporary Irish fiction, the tradition of the novel, post-modernist experimentation, and the artistic sensibility. Banville has won the Guinness Peat Aviation Award in Ireland.
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