A deft, impressive debut novel--a dark hyper-comedy--published in Britain to great acclaim ("Wily, insightful, engaging" --"The Times"; "Brilliant . . . It grips from the first with verbal polish and razor-sharp satire" --"The""Mail on Sunday) "is set in London in the late 1990s during the height of the newspaper wars just before the dot-com tidal wave.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing
This is an amusing novel which satirises the different aspects of the world of journalsim through the scenario of a young, ambitious but essentially shallow gossip columnist interviewing an aging ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - herschelian - LibraryThing
I was disappointed in this book. The plot was very thinly spread, and really just an excuse to describe the rivalry between journalists on national newspapers. It seemed very very slow, and did not live up to the blurbs given on the cover. Read full review