Tag Archives: John Banville

Roundup: Boyd, Banville and Paper Hats

–Novelist William Boyd is interviewed in The Times by Robbie Millen. This is on the occasion of the publication of Boyd’s new novel Trio  which is about the creation of a film in the late 1960s. After establishing Boyd’s somewhat … Continue reading

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Sword of Honour on Several Summer Lists

Waugh’s war trilogy Sword of Honour has been named on several recent lists as recommended summer reading. The Irish Times polled a number of readers who also happen to be writers, and novelist John Banville included SoH: David Brown’s new biography … Continue reading

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NYRB Reviews Eade Biography

The current issue of the New York Review of Books has a review of Philip Eade’s biography of Evelyn Waugh. This is by John Banville and is entitled “The Strange Genius of the Master.” Banville also named Eade’s book as … Continue reading

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