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The Mark and the Void

The Mark and the Void


作者  /  Paul Murray

出版社 / PENGUIN BOOKS LTD.

出版日期 / 2016/02/04

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$495

售價 / 9折, NT$ 446

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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.







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681314611007
ISBN 13 /9780241953860
ISBN 10 /0241953863
EAN /9780241953860

頁數480
尺寸25.9X17.5CM
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文
成份


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