Microserfs (Paperback)
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Microserfs (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 15/03/2004
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From the acclaimed author of Hey Nostradamus! comes a wonderful comic novel with 'more one-liners than a decade of Woody Allen films' (Guardian), about the scramble for love and success in a brave new world...

Bill is wise.
Bill is kind.
Bill is benevolent.
Bill, Be My Friend... Please!

At computer giant Microsoft, Dan, Susan, Abe, Todd and Bug are struggling to get a life. The job may be super cool, the pay may be astronomical, but they're heading nowhere, and however hard they work, however many shares they earn, they're never going to be as rich as Bill. And besides, with all the hours they're putting in, their best relationships are on e-mail. Something's got to give...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007179817
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'An hilarious, moving read... Brilliantly observed, sharply written and constantly entertaining.' NME

'A funny and stridently topical novel. Coupland continues to register the buzz of his generation.' Jay McInerney, New York Times

'The writing is astonishing, the emotions genuine and the characters fully formed... Microserfs shows yet again Coupland's ability to create rather than imitate.' Irish Times

'A witty novel with real heart.' Sunday Telegraph

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“Microserfs”

Microserfs is written in the form of a diary by Dan, a computer programmer who begins the book working for Microsoft along with a bunch of other computer boffins who do lots of work but very little else (the eponymous... More

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