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The Book of Evidence (The Freddie Montgomery Trilogy #1)
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Booker Prize for Fiction > 1989 Shortlist: The Book of Evidence

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Ang | 1685 comments The Book of Evidence by John Banville


Hugh (bodachliath) | 3606 comments Mod
I read this one a few years ago and remember enjoying it. This one was quite funny, with another rather unpleasant antihero (which seems to be a Banville speciality). I am looking forward to the discussions on this one, but I am not sure how much I can contribute without re-reading it.


Robert | 2262 comments I read Book of Evidence in 2001 and a lot of fun reading it, however when I reread it in 2014, it left a rather sour taste in my mouth. I still it is a great book though.


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Sam | 1713 comments I'm just reading it for the first time and have to pay attention to where I read. I was reading of Charlie's cooking techniques while taking a sip of beer at my pub and commenced to laugh and choke enough that the barman came and poured me a glass of water.

"I watched him glugging the better half of a fifty-pound bottle of Pommerol into the stew. An inch of cigarette ash went into the pot as well, he tried vainly to fish it out with a spoon, cllucking in annoyance."


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