Order of John Banville Books
John Banville is an Irish novelist, playwright and screenwriter. Banville often writes under the pen name of Benjamin Black. He is known for dark humour and a precise, forensic-like style that is dense and thick like poetry. He has recently taken the reigns of Raymond Chandler‘s Philip Marlowe character (as Benjamin Black).
John Banville made his debut as a published author in 1970 with the collection entitled Long Lankin. His first novel was Nightspawn, which was published in 1971. Below is a list of John Banville’s books in order of when they were originally released:
Publication Order of Revolutions Trilogy Books
Publication Order of Quirke Books
|The Silver Swan||(2007)|
|Elegy for April||(2010)|
|A Death in Summer||(2011)|
Publication Order of Tax Free Books
Publication Order of Philip Marlowe Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Stories
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
|The Supreme Fictions of John Banville||(1999)|
|Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People||(2011)|
Publication Order of Standalone Plays
Publication Order of Anthologies
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Notes: This list excludes The Ark, of which only 200 copies were published in 1996. The Quirke, Phillip Marlowe and Tax Free books were published under the pen name of Benjamin Black. The Philip Marlowe series is based on the work of Raymond Chandler.
Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People also includes contributions from Tracy Chevalier, Julian Fellowes, Alexander McCall Smith, Terry Pratchett, Sarah Singleton, Joanna Trollope and Minette Walters. The anthology Best European Fiction 2013 was edited with Aleksandar Hemon.