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Benjamin Black - Author


Benjamin Black is the pen name of acclaimed author John Banville, who was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. His novels have won numerous awards, most recently the Man Booker Prize in 2005 for The Sea. He lives in Dublin.

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If you like Benjamin Black you might also like to read books by Ian Rankin, Laura Wilson and Philip Kerr.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Benjamin Black

The Black Eyed Blonde A Philip Marlowe Novel by Benjamin Black
The Black Eyed Blonde A Philip Marlowe Novel
Benjamin Black
Benjamin Black is the pseudonym for one of Ireland’s foremost writers and Man Booker prize winner under his name John Banville. As Benjamin Black he writes a series of 1950’s crime novels starring pathologist/coroner Quirke which are shortly to be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2015
Holy Orders Quirke Mysteries Book 6 by Benjamin Black
Holy Orders Quirke Mysteries Book 6
Benjamin Black
1950’s Dublin and the sixth Dr Quirke tale. He is a pathologist, a fascinating character. The IRA are regarded as a gang of young yobs for this is a country ruled by the priests. A young reporter’s body is pulled...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
The Black Eyed Blonde A Philip Marlowe Novel by Benjamin Black
The Black Eyed Blonde A Philip Marlowe Novel
Benjamin Black
Benjamin Black is the pseudonym for one of Ireland’s foremost writers and Man Booker prize winner under his name John Banville. As Benjamin Black he writes a series of 1950’s crime novels starring pathologist/coroner Quirke which are shortly to be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
Vengeance Quirke Mysteries Book 4 by Benjamin Black
Vengeance Quirke Mysteries Book 4
Benjamin Black
Murderous jealousy, ruthless ambition and pride among Ireland’s most prominent families gives Quirke a new case where nothing is quite as it seems. The latest irresistible Dublin mystery from the Booker Prize-winning author. The Quirke series1.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
Vengeance by Benjamin Black
Vengeance
Benjamin Black
Murderous jealousy, ruthless ambition and pride among Ireland’s most prominent families gives Quirke a new case where nothing is quite as it seems. The latest irresistible Dublin mystery from the Booker Prize-winning author. The Quirke series1.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2012
A Death in Summer by Benjamin Black
A Death in Summer
Benjamin Black
June 2012 Book of the Month. Money, power, corruption and the apparent suicide of a media baron... The fourth in the atmospheric and beguiling Quirke mysteries. The Quirke series1.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
Elegy for April by Benjamin Black
Elegy for April
Benjamin Black
After his daughter asks for help, Quirke is drawn into a deadly web of lies, jealousy and dark secrets. The third Quirke novel from John Banville, writing as Benjamin Black. The Quirke series1. Christine Falls2....
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2011
The Silver Swan by Benjamin Black
The Silver Swan
Benjamin Black
Blackmail, drug addiction and murder in 1950s Dublin. The second captivating mystery for the dysfunctional, depressed, dipsomaniac pathologist Garret Quirke. The Quirke series1. Christine Falls2. The Silver Swan3. Elegy for April4.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2008
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
Christine Falls
Benjamin Black
Very often when an author changes genre and picks a pseudonym so not to confuse his existing fans, he makes a secret of it and the publishers sell it into the trade as a first novel and only sometimes acknowledges...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2007

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