Long Lankin (Vintage International)

Long Lankin (Vintage International)

  • Publish Date: 2013-07-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John Banville
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A collection of short stories from the early years of Man Booker Prize-winning author John Banvilles career, Long Lankin explores the passionate emotionsfear, jealousy, desirethat course beneath the surface of everyday life. From a couple at risk of being torn apart by the allure of wealth to an old mans descent into nature, the tales in this collection showcase the talents that launched Banville onto the literary scene. Offering a unique insight into the mind of one of the great living masters of English-language prose (Los Angeles Times), these nine haunting sketches stand alone as canny observations on the turbulence of the human condition.

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