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John Banville

Freddie Montgomery, the protagonist from Banville's previous novel, The Book of Evidence, returns as the narrator in Ghosts. Released from prison, he retires to an unnamed, sparsely popluated island where he assists the enigmatic Professor Kreutznaer and his laconic assistant, Licht, in studying the work of a famous painter named Vaublin. Their isolation is disturbed when a party of three castaways is washed ashore...

Secker & Warburg 1993

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