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Man Booker Prize Winners (1997-2014)

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The Sea (2005)
By John Banville


In The Sea, John Banville paints a portrait of Max Morden, a man who is at a crossroad in life, mourning the loss of his wife. Reminiscing about his past, Morden returns to the seaside town where he spent a memorable summer during his youth. His memory centers on the Grace family, whom he met in that seaside town, the relationship he formed with them, and the traumatic history they shared.

Fun Fact: The Sea is the 14th novel written by John Banville.

Next: The Inheritance of Loss (2006)
By Kiran Desai

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