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Then we came to the end - Joshua Ferris

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MrsSprat Mon 18-Aug-08 16:52:22

Bah! Was really looking forward to reading this and was massively disappointed.

Rarely have I come across a bunch of more unlikeable twerpish characters. And that flaming 'We-form' used all the way through. Arrgh!

Are there any books that anyone has liked on the advertising industry [not chick-lit]. Like an up to date Mad Men, if you will.

Tortington Mon 18-Aug-08 16:59:08

catcher in the rye was shit - i thought considering its history there would be some massive shocker in there - the shocker is really how boring it was - so borin it made random readers shoot people

slaughterhouse 5

OH mY Shit - its a idybiddy book modern classic - its tedious and boring. the tralamodorians are wank.

its all disjointed shit. shit shit.

mind you have read vonnegut before a uni - fucking hated it then

MrsSprat Mon 18-Aug-08 17:06:52

wow - such ire Custardo - what thread did you mean to put this on? I think I'd like it wink!

squeaver Mon 18-Aug-08 17:10:38

MrsS - I liked it. I thought it was funny and humane and the 3rd person narrator didn't bother me - I thought it was original.

Have you read e? It's a bit out of date now but bloody hilarious.

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