The Sea

by John Banville

In Brief

An art historian returns to the seaside village of his childhood after the death of his wife, and there confronts an older grief. The Sea is a novel about love, loss and memory.

Why you should read it

Winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2005, The Sea is an artistic masterpiece from 'one of the finest stylists at work in the English language'.

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christine
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