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It is effortlessly identifiable, a real story with real characters.
I wanted to like this book, can relate to the material (recently lost my job after watching other waves of layoffs) but in the end just couldn't get through it.
Maybe the story gets going and the writing starts to sparkle after page 115, because that's where the book came to an end for me.
Fun reminder of what corporate life was life in advertising. But otherwise, not much to recommend itPublished 2 days ago by vanessa
A true tragedy-comedy that has all the makings of a superb, irresistible read smacking of a modern Lear as seen from the castle kitchen or the jester's corner in it. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Amazon Customer
At first I found the book funny and realistic. The characters and life at an advertising agency were very relatable. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Kailin
This book made me laugh out loud many times. A brilliant piece of work. Witty, sarcastic and it makes you reflect on how we wish time away and the interesting relationships that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by reasonable bean
I had to fight my way through the first half of this one. It took me almost 3 weeks to get to page 190 with a lot of nodding off and then having to re-read along the way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MacDavid O'Ryan
Too funny! A great spoof on the go-go pre-crash 2007 era world of advertising. But the genius is on the characterizations which are winning, poignant and beautifully detailed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John M. Jennings
This is the first book I've read that has been written entirely in the first person plural. There was a sense of unease throughout not knowing if I was looking out through the eyes... Read morePublished 2 months ago by meg7m
The city or state or state doesn't matter. It could be advertising, a law firm or hair salon. The dynamics are the same. Read morePublished 2 months ago by elle ohallorahan