Paul Murray is the author of An Evening of Long Goodbyes, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award in 2003, and Skippy Dies, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award in 2010 and (in the United States) the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Mark and the Void is his third novel. He lives in Dublin.
A freewheeling adventure through modern Dublin. Hilarious, rich and
*Times Literary Supplement*
A sheer triumph
Innately entertaining. The plot scuttles along with Wodehouse-like delirium
Every joke, every observation, every name reverberates with playful nuance and nervy significance; the end result is a gleeful tweak of the New Ireland's proud nose