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Beyond this there is little in the way of character development and the dialogue is fairly bland.
Barry's style is poetic, sardonic, satirical and laugh-out-loud funny and "the company" is a perfect target for this style.
It's a quick read and a lot of fun, and I have a feeling it'll be one that I think about for a long time in the future.
I read Lexicon from Max Barry and i loved it!
This book was complete disappointing after that.
"Company" is a funny, breezy read. The characters are relatable as is the premise to anyone who works in an office environment. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Greg Procter
A wicked satire about the corporate world. Filled with downsizing, reorganization, consolidation and meaningless work. Rampant disrespect for the workers abide. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lucie Carter Lopez
My company has just been going through a change and this book really hit home. Hilarious!Published 4 months ago by Jamie B
We actually listened to this offering on CD rather than the book, but the message remains the same.
Many of my reviews are longer, but this one can be more succinct... Read more
I found this book a bit tedious. The story - which I think is supposed to be a comedic satire about a large corporation - is about a new employee who soon discovers that the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Barbara Saffer
Maybe too close to the mark. If you've worked for a poorly run organization you might find yourself howling out loud. Perhaps don't read in public places.Published 11 months ago by Adam Waese
I liked the way Barry portrays the different corporate characters that reflect the types that I have known throughout my career in the military-industrial corporate world. Read morePublished 12 months ago by David Arp
If you have ever worked for a large corporation you will love this book. It is hilarious. Definitely read it.Published 12 months ago by Lolaloo22