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Once the big house on an Irish estate, Birchwood has turned into a baroque madhouse for its ruined inhabitants. One disaster succeeds another, until ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. Hardcover, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1973

    $1,181.99

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    Condition:
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    KILDAR, IRELAND

    Description: New. Book. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First edition,...

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  • 2. Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973

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    Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) First US...

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  • 3. Softcover, Minerva, 1973

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    Description: VG. 8vo. Inscribed by the Author Pictorial wraps. Inscribed by...

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  • 4. Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973

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    Description: Good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Ex-library. First...

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
violetbooks

A gothic treasure!

by violetbooks on Apr 1, 2007

John Banville is a master of atmosphere and uncannily beautiful, detailed descriptions that so perfectly, headily transport the reader to its dark world. This book is an older one of his that's a classic gothic tale of shadowy thoughts and family dynamics. Its a bit more abstract than his most recent award winning The Sea, but its one of my favourites -and I've read almost all of his work. In the tradition of Patrick MacGrath or Poe, Banville delivers an unforgettable feast of tortured soul that I could not stop reading and will no doubt read again soon.

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