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John Banville’s visit to The Phil…

April 7, 2009

On Wednesday the 7th of April, respected Irish novelist and journalist John Banville became an Honorary Patron of the society. His novel, The Book of Evidence (1989), was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and won the Guinness Peat Aviation award and his eighteenth novel, The Sea, won the Man Booker Prize in 2005. With a long and distingished carreer behind him, we were honoured to hear Mr Banville discuss his experience as a writer and the influences behind some of his greatest works.