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The Untouchable

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Description for The Untouchable Paperback. This is the book John Banville was born to write' Catherine Lockerbie, Scotsman Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FHD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 300.
‘The Untouchable is an engrossing, exquisitely written and almost bewilderingly smart book . . . It’s the fullest book I’ve read in a very long time, utterly accomplished, thoroughly readable, written by a novelist of vast talent’ Richard Ford Victor Maskell has been betrayed. After the announcement in the Commons and the hasty revelation of his double life of wartime espionage, his disgrace is public, his knighthood revoked, his position as curator of the Queen’s pictures terminated. There are questions to be answered. For whom has he been sacrificed? To what has he sacrificed his life? The ... Read more

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About John Banville
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of many highly acclaimed 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.

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No novel burrowed deeper beneath my skin than The Untouchable . . . Prose of great elegance, applied to a sardonic narrative, created an atmosphere at once austere, chilling and utterly believable.
John Coldstream
Daily Telegraph
Banville is the most intelligent and stylish novelist currently at work in English . . . the mien is austere and ... Read more

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