Well, at least in Australia and Canada. I have to admit, it's pretty cool to…
I was happily showing my 24-year-old son, Cameron, the draft ms of By the Hands of Men, Book Four: Ringside at the Circus of the Fallen.
All 109,000 words and 367 pages.
He took a look at and, apparently unimpressed, observed: “Looks like you’ve got about a quarter of a Martin there.”
So, in case you’ve ever been looking for a way to quantitatively describe a book, there’s your unit of measurement. A Martin.
That’s my boy.