Doctor CopernicusJohn Banville / Aug 17, 2019
Doctor Copernicus A tour de force a fictional evocation of the great astronomer which is exciting beautifully written and astonishingly redolent of the late medieval world The Times Banville is superb there are not ma
A tour de force a fictional evocation of the great astronomer which is exciting, beautifully written and astonishingly redolent of the late medieval world The Times Banville is superb there are not many historical novels of which it can be said that they illuminate both the time that forms their subject matter and the time in which they are read Doctor Copernicu A tour de force a fictional evocation of the great astronomer which is exciting, beautifully written and astonishingly redolent of the late medieval world The Times Banville is superb there are not many historical novels of which it can be said that they illuminate both the time that forms their subject matter and the time in which they are read Doctor Copernicus is among the very best of them The Economist The work of Nicholas Koppernigk, better known as Copernicus, shattered the medieval view of the universe and led to the formulation of the image of the solar system we know today Here his life is powerfully evoked in a novel that offers a vivid portrait of a man of painful reticence, haunted by a malevolent brother and baffled by the conspiracies that rage around him and his ideas while he searches for the secret of life Banville writes novels of complex patterning, with grace, precision and timing Guardian With his fastidious wit and exquisite style, John Banville is the heir to Nabokov Daily Telegraph A tour de force a fictional evocation of the great astronomer which is exciting, beautifully written and astonishingly redolent of the late medieval world The Times About The Author John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945 His first book, Long Lankin , was published in 1970 His books include Nightspawn, Birchwood, Doctor Copernicus which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1976 , Kepler which was awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1981 , The Newton Letter which was filmed for Channel 4 , Mefisto, The Book of Evidence shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize and winner of the 1989 Guinness Peat Aviation Award , Ghosts, Athena, The Untouchable, Eclipse, Shroud and The Sea He has received a literary award from the Lannan Foundation He lives in Dublin.
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