Ancient Light

Ancient Light

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11.99 Ancient Light

The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea gives us a brilliant, profoundly moving new novel about an actor in the twilight of his life and his career: a meditation on love and loss, and on the inscrutable immediacy of the past in our present lives.

Is there any difference between memory and invention? That is the question that fuels this stunning novel, written with the depth of character, the clarifying lyricism and the sly humor that have marked all of John… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Anyone with a glimmer of memory of a first love, even one far more conventional than Alex’s, will find echoes of that experience in this rueful, tender novel."

Kirkus Reviews : Ancient light (September 15, 2012)

Banville writes beautiful sentences, while recognizing the limits and deceptions of language, in a meditation on themes that he has better explored elsewhere.

This is a luminous, breathtaking work.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (October 02, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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