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, who recently finished his novel Ancient Light will be writing a Philip Marlowe novel under his pen name of Benjamin Black. It would be the first novel featuring the character created by Raymond Chandler since 1991, when Robert B. Parker wrote the novel Perchance to Dream. “This all happened very speedily, in a […]