Quotes by John Banville

About John Banville:

William John Banville is an Irish novelist, adapter of dramas, and screenwriter. Recognised for his precise, cold, forensic prose style, Nabokovian inventiveness, and for the dark humour of his generally arch narrators, Banville is considered to be "one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today." He has been described as "the heir to Proust, via Nabokov."

Author Bio

  • NameJohn Banville
  • DescriptionIrish writer
  • AliasesBenjamin Black; William John Banville
  • BornDecember 8, 1945
  • CountryIreland
  • ProfessionScreenwriter; Novelist; Writer; Playwright
  • WorksThe Book Of Evidence; Ghosts; Eclipse; Shroud; The Sea; The Infinities; Ancient Light
  • AwardsAustrian State Prize For European Literature; James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Franz Kafka Prize; Prince Of Asturia Literary Prize