Ancient LightBook - 2012
An actor in the twilight of his career reflects on a poignant first love affair at the age of fifteen with his best friend's mother and inexplicably lands a role opposite a famous but fragile actress who helps him come to an astonishing realization.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 22 cm.
From Library Staff
Aging actor Alexander Cleave takes a movie role that prompts his to revisit two profound moments of his past: a teenage love affair and a suicide. In gorgeous and vivid prose, Banville delves into how memory deceives and haunts us.