John Banville Newton Letter

ISBN 13: 9780436032653

Newton Letter

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An historian, about to complete a book on Isaac Newton, rents a cottage in Ireland. His intention is to put the finishing touches to his manuscript. However, as the summer wears on, he becomes obsessed by his writing. By the author of "The Book of Evidence", shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of thirteen novels, including THE BOOK OF EVIDENCE, which was shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize and KEPLER, which won the Guardian Prize for Fiction. His most recent novel, SHROUD, is out in paperback this year. He lives in Dublin.

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In The Newton Letter, a historian trying to finish a book on Isaac Newton rents a cottage outside Dublin where he becomes obsessed with the family's history. Banville "uses the implication of the science he describes to turn biography back on itself. . . his most impressive work to date." --The New York Times

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Published by Wm Collins & Sons & Co (1982)
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