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John Banville - The Blue Guitar - 9780241004326 - 9780241004326
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The Blue Guitar

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Description for The Blue Guitar Hardcover. Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of his friend Marcus, with whom he has had an affair. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 206 x 24. Weight in Grams: 324.
From John Banville, one of the world's greatest writers, comes The Blue Guitar, a story of theft and the betrayal of friendship. Adultery is always put in terms of thieving. But we were happy together, simply happy. Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of his friend Marcus, with whom he has had an affair. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Viking
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780241004326
SKU
9780241004326
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About John Banville
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of fifteen previous novels including The Sea, which won the 2005 Man Booker Prize. In 2011 he was awarded the Franz Kafka Prize, in 2013 he was awarded the Irish PEN Award for Outstanding Achievement in Irish Literature, and in 2014 he won the Prince of Asturias ... Read more

Reviews for The Blue Guitar
This engrossing and often beautiful novel is a true work of art that rewards careful reading
Daily Telegraph
Banville is a gorgeous writer who can nail an emotion
The Times
He shows himself, once again, as one of contemporary literature's finest and most expert witnesses... compelling and matchless prose
The Observer
The book is ... Read more

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