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Paul Murray was born in 1975. He studied English literature at Trinity College in Dublin. He has a Masters degree in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. Paul was a former bookseller and his first novel, An Evening of Long Goodbyes, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize in 2003 and was nominated for the Kerry Irish Fiction Award.

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The Mark and the Void by Paul Murray
The Mark and the Void
Paul Murray
Joint winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2016. Claude, dull workaholic investment banker crashing around in Dublin during the financial crisis, gives us an easy guide to the collapsing world economy throughout this novel. He leads an uneventful life. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
The Mark and the Void by Paul Murray
The Mark and the Void
Paul Murray
August 2015 eBook of the Month. Claude, dull workaholic investment banker crashing around in Dublin during the financial crisis, gives us an easy guide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
Skippy Dies
Paul Murray
Shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers Book Award 2011. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 19 May 2011. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2010. If you took The History Boys by Alan Bennett,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2011
Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
Skippy Dies
Paul Murray
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2010.Costa Book Awards 2010 Judges' comment: "Profound, challenging and shocking - a generous romp with a tender heart. Murray does a tremendous job of penetrating the adolescent psyche."
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2010

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