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The Sea - John Banville
The Sea
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2.33 15
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780330483285 (0330483285)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
2.5 not sure what i think of it
audio book had a lovely rhythm to it, but it's one of those books that i'm going "i have no idea what this is about" the whole time.
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it
3.0 Review of The Sea by John Banville
This was a difficult book for me. The language and writing are in many ways beautiful and enthralling, but the simple fact was that I could not find any reason at all to like the main character. The book is very depressing as it flashes back and forth between a man who has just lost his wife to ca...
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
3.0 The Sea
I can find no fault with the writing, but the story, while not really long, meandered too much and in the end, did not really have much of a point. I had to take breaks while reading this book, because I kept losing interest.Had the writing itself not been so strong, this would have been a 2 star b...
tuirgin
tuirgin rated it
4.0 The Sea
The Sea is a slim book. The final, single-sentence paragraph closes full stop on page 195. Slim, but not brief. Within its covers is an entire world, a world of one man’s memories of two deaths—one at the beginning of his life and the other in his old age. The book takes the form of a sort of memoir...
Bettie's Books
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4.0 The Sea by John Banville
bookshelves: tbr-busting-2014, spring-2014, booker-winner, britain-ireland, radio-4x, lit-richer, lifestyles-deathstyles, those-autumn-years Read from March 24, 2013 to April 11, 2014 Description: In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville in...
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