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  • Everything I want from a love story: sexy, convincing, baffling, funny, sad and unforgettable

    Evening Standard, Books of the Year, on 'Ancient Light'
  • Banville's exquisitely written novel unravels the deceptions of memory with wit and pathos

    Telegraph, on 'Ancient Light'
  • Glittering visual evocation, expressed in a tone at once fresh and wistfully ironic. A world at once random, dreamlike and deeply experienced

    Sunday Times, on 'Ancient Light'
  • Illuminating, funny, devastating. A meditation of breathtaking beauty and profundity on love and loss and death

    Financial Times, on 'Ancient Light'

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