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John Banville

John BanvilleBorn: 8-Dec-1945
Birthplace: Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Book of Evidence

Wife: Janet Dunham (artist, two sons)
Son: Colm
Son: Douglas
Wife: Patricia Quinn (two daughters)
Daughter: Alice
Daughter: Ellen

    High School: St. Peter's College, Wexford

    Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2005 for The Sea
    The Irish Times Literary Editor (1989-)

Author of books:
Long Lankin (1970, short stories)
Nightspawn (1971, novel)
Birchwood (1973, novel)
Doctor Copernicus (1976, novel)
Kepler (1981, novel)
The Newton Letter: An Interlude (1982, novel)
Mefisto (1986, novel)
The Book of Evidence (1989, novel)
Ghosts (1993, novel)
Athena (1995, novel)
The Ark (1996)
The Untouchable (1997, novel)
Eclipse (2000, novel)
Shroud (2002)
Prague Pictures: Portrait Of A City (2003)
The Sea (2005, novel)

Wrote plays:
The Broken Jug: After Heinrich von Kleist (1994)

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