The Mark and the Void

The Mark and the Void

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What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, (yes, with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Love of a Clown, a six-year-old boy with the unfortunate name of Remington Steele, a lonely French banker, a tiny Pacific island, and a pest control business run by an ex-KGB agent?

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.… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Behind this novel’s antic machinations lurks a sharply intelligent satire, if one is willing to suspend enough disbelief.

Murray doesn’t quite pull it off — but his heart is in the right place.

When the plot stumbles, it's the characters that hold The Mark And The Void together, and Murray's careful cultivation of a cast of complete nut-jobs who (like most honest nut-jobs) have no idea that they're the craziest person in a room, a building or an industry already completely full of crazy people.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 20, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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