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Author: Laurent Quintreau
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quintreau, Laurent.
Gross margin.
London : Harvill Secker, 2008
(OCoLC)705987441
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Quintreau
ISBN: 9781846551215 1846551218
OCLC Number: 190777653
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 118 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Laurent Quintreau ; translated by Polly McLean.

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"It's appallingly funny... Quintreau's eye is so sharp, the details so accurate, each character's remarks so incisive and funny that you howl with laughter when reading Gross Margin. But you keep Read more...

 
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