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“Fiction and the Dream”

Saturday 11 January 2020

Fiction and the Dream” – A talk by, and conversation with, John Banville…

Saturday 11 January 2020 - 19:30

John Banville will speak for 20 minutes during which he will share with you some insights into his life as a writer. Then he would like you - the audience - to engage in a conversation with him. The conversation can comprise of questions, criticisms, opinions, influences… whatever you would like to ask or say.

John Banville’s latest publications are the novel 'Mrs Osmond', and 'Times Pieces: A Dublin Memoir'. He is the recipient of the Man Booker Prize, the Austrian State Prize for Literature, the Kafka Prize and the Prince of Asturias Award. He has written a number of crime novels under the pen-name Benjamin Black. He is also a screenwriter, playwright and a book reviewer. He lives in Dublin.

Copies of 'Mrs Osmond' will be on sale after the talk. Price to be confirmed later. If you already have books by John Banville, he will be pleased to sign those too.

You may reserve your seats on info@pgil.mc

Entry 10 EUR/person.

Photograph: John Banville by Douglas Banville

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the Princess Grace Irish Library is closed to the public until further notice