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Then We Came to the End - Joshua Ferris
Then We Came to the End
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3.47 320
This wickedly funny, big-hearted novel about life in the office signals the arrival of a gloriously talented new writer. The characters in Then We Came to the End cope with a business downturn in the time-honored way: through gossip, secret romance, elaborate pranks, and increasingly frequent... show more
This wickedly funny, big-hearted novel about life in the office signals the arrival of a gloriously talented new writer. The characters in Then We Came to the End cope with a business downturn in the time-honored way: through gossip, secret romance, elaborate pranks, and increasingly frequent coffee breaks. By day they compete for the best office furniture left behind and try to make sense of the mysterious pro-bono ad campaign that is their only remaining "work."
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316016384 (0316016381)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
4.0 THEN WE CAME TO THE END by Joshua Ferris
The employees of an advertising agency are being laid off. They let us into their office lives.I know some of these people. Ok, most of these people. The character development was done well. There is not much plot other than the office intrigues of these people. It is the gossip and the craziness th...
The Boat Was My Friend
The Boat Was My Friend rated it
4.0 Compelling! Right to the end.
What an absolutely lovely, witty and moving workspace comedy! I really REALLY enjoyed every single word of it. It’s 2001. The story takes place in a top Chicago advertising and marketing agency, struggling to adapt to the new internet-related market environment to stay in business basically. Which...
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it
4.0 Then We Came to the End: A Novel
Poor Joshua Ferris. The classy contemporary writers of literary fiction who've blurbed his novel Then We Came to the End have compared him to Joseph Heller ("Then We Came to the End is the Catch-22 of the business world…" says Jim Shepard) and Peter DeVries ("…penned with a Devriesian sharpness…" a...
daisyq
daisyq rated it
I've now done 10 years in open-plan offices. There was an incident at work last year where two colleagues and I realised we’d formed our own self-confirming gossip circle: Colleague A shared a rumour with me, I passed it on to Colleague B, and then they’d got together, told each other, and believed ...
madbkwm
madbkwm rated it
The trouble with ebook browsing is that you cannot always peek into the book. I found the cover of this book intriguing and so I checked it out, but as soon as I looked at the first page, I recognized it as something I had read a few years ago. I have decided that I would not review a book any late...
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