John Banville

John Banville

This is a complete list of John Banville books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. John Banville also writes as: Benjamin Black.

Also writes as: Benjamin Black.

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List of Philip Marlowe Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.6
The Big Sleep ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1939
2
6.9
Farewell, My Lovely ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1940
3
8
The High Window ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1942
4
8
The Lady in the Lake ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1943
5
7
The Little Sister ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1949
6
8
The Long Goodbye ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1953
7
10
Playback ( By: Raymond Chandler)
1958
8
8.8
Poodle Springs (By: Robert B. Parker, Raymond Chandler)
1989
9
7.3
Perchance to Dream ( By: Robert B. Parker)
1991
10
7.4
The Black-Eyed Blonde ( As: Benjamin Black)
2014
11
6
Only to Sleep ( By: Lawrence Osborne)
2018
12
6.2
The Goodbye Coast (By: Joe Ide)
2022
13
9
The Second Murderer (By: Denise Mina)
2023
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List of Quirke Books in Publication Order (as Benjamin Black)

List of The Revolutions Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of The Cleave Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Frames: The Freddie Montgomery Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of St. John Strafford Books in Publication Order

List of Tax Free Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Nightspawn
1971
2
Birchwood
1973
3
Mefisto
1986
4
The Untouchable
1997
5
10
The Sea
2005
6
The Lemur ( As: Benjamin Black)
2008
7
The Infinities
2009
8
The Blue Guitar
2015
9
9
Wolf on a String / Prague Nights ( As: Benjamin Black)
2017
10
Mrs. Osmond
2017
11
5
The Secret Guests ( As: Benjamin Black)
2021
12
The Singularities
2022

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Writer and the City Books in Publication Order

List of John Banville Anthologies in Publication Order

John Banville: Biography

John Banville (William John Banville) was born on December 8th, 1945 and is currently 78 years old. John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland.

John Banville (William John Banville) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 12 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1971 with the novel Nightspawn. The most recently released novel was The Singularities which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming standalone novels by John at this time.

John Banville has also written the Quirke series which has 9 books including Christine Falls and The Silver Swan.

John Banville: Awards & Accolades

John Banville was nominated for the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2007. Banville's book, The Sea won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 2005.

John Banville books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Book of Evidence was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1989. Christine Falls was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 2008. Snow was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Historical Dagger Award, in 2021. April in Spain was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Historical Dagger Award, in 2022.

John Banville: Author Insights

The highest rated book by John Banville on Book Notification is April in Spain, the 8th novel in the Quirke series.

The most read book by John Banville on Book Notification is Snow, the 1st novel in the St. John Strafford series.

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John Banville: F.A.Q

When was John Banville Born? How old is John Banville?

John Banville was born on December 8th, 1945. John Banville is currently 78 years old.

Where was John Banville Born?

John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland and is Irish.

What book awards has John Banville won?

Banville's book, The Sea won the award Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 2005.

What was the first book John Banville wrote?

The first novel written by John Banville was Long Lankin, published in 1970.

What was the most recent book John Banville wrote?

His most recently released work was The Lock-Up on May 23rd, 2023.

Will there be any more books by John Banville?

John Banville does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has John Banville written?

John Banville has written 42 books across 14 series.
  • 1 book in the Philip Marlowe Series
  • 9 books in the Quirke Series
  • 3 books in the The Revolutions Trilogy Series
  • 3 books in the The Cleave Trilogy Series
  • 3 books in the Frames: The Freddie Montgomery Trilogy Series
  • 2 books in the St. John Strafford Series
  • 2 books in the Tax Free Series
  • 12 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 2 Short Story Collections
  • 2 Plays
  • 2 Non-Fiction Books
  • 3 Benjamin Black Standalone Novels
  • 1 book in the Writer and the City Series

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