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ANCIENT LIGHT

Banville John

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
Penguin Books Ltd

Data premiery:
2019-06-06

ISBN:
9780241986455

47,20 PLN
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Opis produktu

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 was recently awarded the Franz Kafka Prize. He lives in Dublin.Glittering visual evocation expressed in a tone at once fresh and wistfully ironic ... a world at once random dreamlike and deeply experienced4 STARS. Banville proves here over and over that one can write with the true texture if erotic memory without resorting to titillation. He deserves to outsell Fifty Shades of Grey tenfold.4 STARS. Prose that lingers on every last physical and psychological detail.Banville does regretful roues better than almost anyone ... His use of language can also be startlingly brilliant ... Terrific ... full of sadness and yearning.This dazzling novel captures a longlost adolescent world of passion and desire.... ravishingly written and scrupulously observedThe Booker prize winning author widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in English today has produced what many already consider a literary masterpiece.We now want them [novels] to provoke cajole edify entertain puzzle divert clarify and console. Banvilles new novel does all these things and much more besides.Banville with his forensic sensory memory his great gift for textural (and textual) precision his ability to inhabit not just a room as a writer but also the full weight of a breathing body is exactly in his element here.A novel crisscrossed with ghost roads and deadends and peopled by shifty characters who seem provisional even to themselves. It is written in Bavilles customary prose rhythmic and allusive and dense with suggestive imagery prose and deliberately slows you down and frequently wrongfoots you.A bittersweet rumination on first love ... The language soars full of the beauty of nature and the sadness of lossBanville perfectly captures the spirit of adolescence the body yearning for sexual experience the mind blurring eroticism and emotion ... Banville is a Nabokovian artist his prose so rich poetic and packed with startling imagery that reading it is akin to gliding regally through a lake of praline: its a slow stately process delicious and to be savoured ... This is a luminous breathtaking workAncient Light also bears resemblance to Lolita that extend beyond the obvious hallmark ecstatic prose..different periods of his life blending into a single meditation of breathtaking beauty and profundity on love and loss and death the final page of which brought tears.A beautifully written tale of youthful passionA novel about sexual awakening and the tricks that memory plays. Banvilles lushly gorgeous prose enhances a mood of brooding passion in a place of secretsA sumptuous novel. Read it for the sentences and smarts and for the copious sexy partsEverything I want from a love story: sexy convincing baffling funny sad and unforgettableBanvilles exquisitely written novel unravels the deceptions of memory with wit and pathosBilly Gray was

Data Publikacji: 2019-06-06
Wymiary: 181 mm 111 mm 16 mm 142 gr

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