Friday, April 23 2010
John Banville's alter ego resurrects Quirke in another 1950s Dublin noir adventure.
Tuesday, February 26 2008
There's lots of rain, fog, and shadowy mists, as if a sunny day might wreck the storyline -- and then there's the "hand problem".
Thursday, March 29 2007
Two approaches, one literary, the other genre, from Val McDermid and John Banville deliver similar rewards.
Thursday, March 22 2007
Man Booker Prize-winner John Banville offers his first crime novel.
Friday, September 2 2005
These were the moments I truly cared about Max and his experiences by the sea. I identified with him, with his longings, and his fearless divulgence of his most private secrets and thoughts.