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John Banville

John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of fourteen previous novels including The Sea, which won the 2005 Man Booker Prize. He was recently awarded the Franz Kafka Prize. He lives in Dublin.

Personality Profile For John Banville

John Banville

The following is a personality profile of John Banville based on his work.

John Banville is a bit compulsive and somewhat indirect.

He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, John Banville is also independent: he has a strong desire to have time to himself.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for connectedness.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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