The Moneyless Man

Pages: 224
Subject: Economics, Biography
Imprint: Oneworld

The Moneyless Man

A Year of Freeconomic Living

Mark Boyle

Would it be possible to live for an entire year without money?

The Book

Imagine living for an entire year without money. Where do you live? What do you eat? How do you stay in touch with your friends and family?

Former businessman Mark Boyle thought he'd give it a try. In a world of seasonal foods, solar panels, skill-swapping schemes, cuttlefish toothpaste, and compost toilets, Boyle puts the fun into frugality and offers some great tips for economical and environmentally friendly living. By following his own strict rules, he learns ingenious ways to eliminate his bills and flourish for free. Heart-warming, witty, and full of money-saving tips, The Moneyless Man will inspire you to ask what really matters in life.

Additional Information

Subject Economics, Biography
Pages 224
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Mark Boyle is the author of The Moneyless Man, The Moneyless Manifesto and Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, which have been translated into over twenty languages. His new book, The Way Home, is also published by Oneworld. A former business graduate, he lived entirely without money for three years. He has written columns for the Guardian and has irregularly contributed to international press, radio and television. He lives on a smallholding in Co. Galway, Ireland.


‘Essential and enjoyable reading. The fascinating story of an important social experiment, told with humility, insight and great humour.'

- Chris Cleave, author of Everyone Brave is Forgiven

‘An inspiring and entertaining guide to escaping the money trap and reconnecting with reality.'

- Paul Kingsnorth, author of The Wake

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