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The Mark and the Void

(2015)
A novel by

 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel
WINNER OF THE EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE 2016 A comic masterpiece about love, art, greed and the banking crisis, from the author of Skippy Dies What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, www.myhotswaitress.com (yes, hots with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Love of a Clown, a four-year-old boy named after TV detective Remington Steele, a lonely French banker, a tiny Pacific island, and a pest control business run by an ex-KGB man? You guessed it . . . The Mark and the Void is Paul Murray's madcap new novel of institutional folly, following the success of his wildly original breakout hit, Skippy Dies. While marooned at his banking job in the bewilderingly damp and insular realm known as Ireland, Claude Martingale is approached by a down-on-his-luck author, Paul, looking for his next great subject. Claude finds that his life gets steadily more exciting under Paul's fictionalizing influence; he even falls in love with a beautiful waitress. But Paul's plan is not what it seems-and neither is Claude's employer, the Bank of Torabundo, which inflates through dodgy takeovers and derivatives-trading until-well, you can probably guess how that shakes out. The Mark and the Void is a stirring examination of the deceptions carried out in the names of art, love and commerce - and is also probably the funniest novel ever written about a financial crisis.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void: A Novel
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 0-86547-755-8 / 978-0-86547-755-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void: A Novel
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 1-250-09739-8 / 978-1-250-09739-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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February 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 0-241-95386-3 / 978-0-241-95386-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 0-241-14666-6 / 978-0-241-14666-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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March 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 0-241-14512-0 / 978-0-241-14512-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void: A Novel
Author(s): Paul Murray
ISBN: 1-5226-1422-2 / 978-1-5226-1422-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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February 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void: A Novel
Author(s): Paul Murray
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

July 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
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Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void: A Novel
Author(s): Paul Murray
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   

July 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Mark and the Void
Author(s): Paul Murray
Publisher: Penguin
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