Gross Margin by Laurent Quintreau
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Gross Margin
By Laurent Quintreau

Gross Margin

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Gross Margin by Laurent Quintreau

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Eleven executives are seated round a meeting room table. Their voices make up this novel. The president harangues them about cost cutting, restructuring, redundancy. As they feign attention the reader is privy to their most intimate thoughts. There's the self-destructive violence of the former chief executive, the depraved cynicism of the man on the make, the gruelling daily routine of a working mother, the glacial despair of the HR director, the libidinous fantasies of the career bureaucrat. All have one thing in common: each of them, from the depths of their frustration is at war with all the others. At the centre of this Divine Comedy, like Lucifer with a business school sheen, reigns Rorty, the president, a blue-eyed corporate assassin. "Gross Margin" is a savage and hilarious novel about contemporary office life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846551215
ISBN-10: 1846551218
Format: Hardback
(195mm x 118mm x 19mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Harvill Secker
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Laurent Quintreau

Laurent Quintreau was one of the founders of the magazine Perpendiculaire, and is a performance artist. He also works for a corporation and is a trade unionist.

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