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(2000)
A Novel
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An unforgettable first novel, an author to shout about, a campaign to ensure that everyone knows this is the funniest, sharpest read of the year. Consisting entirely of staff emails, e spends a fortnight in the company of Miller Shanks, an advertising agency that scales dizzying peaks of incompetence. Among the cast are a CEO with an MBA from the Joseph Stalin School of Management, a Creative Director who is a genius, if only in his own head, designers and copywriters driven by breasts, beer or Bach Flower Remedies, and secretaries who drip honey and spit blood. The novel is a tapestry of insincerity, backstabbing and bare-arsed bitchiness: that is to say, everyday office politics. Oh yes, and there is some work to be done too -- the quest for advertising's Eldorado, the Coca-Cola account. e is sleazy, scurrilous and scabrously funny. It also contains a first-class joke about the Pope and sound advice on the maintenance of industrial carpet tiles.

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2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Matt Beaumont e: A Novel
Author(s): Matt Beaumont
ISBN: 0-00-710068-X / 978-0-00-710068-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: e: A Novel
Author(s): Matt Beaumont
ISBN: 0-00-710531-2 / 978-0-00-710531-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: E: A Novel
Author(s): Matt Beaumont
ISBN: 0-452-28188-1 / 978-0-452-28188-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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August 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: e: A Novel
Author(s): Matt Beaumont
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 2000 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: e: A Novel
Author(s): Matt Beaumont
Publisher: Plume
Availability: Amazon CA