I’ve written about Irish novelist John Banville several times. I regard him as one of the finest contemporary prose stylists working in English. He is not everyone’s cup of tea. For every person who is a fan, you’ll find a detractor. His characters are ghastly, they say (well, this is true, but then again, great […]Read more "The Book of Evidence"
Banville’s mordant sense of humour usually veers towards the cynical, the morbid, and the sad bewilderment of the world. But here he presents us with a narrator who is quite happily astonished by what he sees.Read more "“The Infinities” by John Banville (book review)"