e Squared: A Novel

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Penguin, Jan 26, 2010 - Fiction - 512 pages
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Hijinks galore among the deliriously funny ad men and women in this electronic epistolary novel

e's wickedly hilarious crew from the Miller Shanks Ad Agency is back with more office shenanigans. The staff has moved on to Meerkat360, a sleek and self-consciously hip boutique agency, where they are joined by a fresh cast of industrial-strength nutjobs. Through e-mails, texts, and blog entries they pitch ad campaigns—Estée Lauder's new Margaret Thatcher perfume, anyone?—mangle love lives, and barely navigate office and family politics.

Armed with the acid wit of e upgraded with the full arsenal of modern cyber tools, e2 leaves you rolling on your cubicle floor and snorting vile vending-machine coffee out of your nostrils.
 

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User Review  - Kevinbw309 - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I thought it was better than the original and short story sequel. However, to be able to fully understand and appreciate the book, I recommend reading the original ... Read full review

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User Review  - Oreillynsf - LibraryThing

A great read, if not quite as hilarious as the original. But a great read nonetheless. A farcical portrayal of the ad biz that rings all too true to this grizzled, dried up ad guy. The protrayal of ... Read full review

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optimistic
resolute
slurpy
confessional
97
horny for a little MILF magic
insomniac insomniac
kickass
sick with love gratitude and squirming remorse
sullied cheapened vulgarized
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MATT BEAUMONT is a creative director at an ad agency in London, and is the author of e and five other books.

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