Ancient Light

Editorial reviews

Ancient Light

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.