James Francken: Perlman, Anderson and Heller, 24 August 2000
Show More The Reasons I Won't Be Coming by Elliot Perlman.
Faber, 314 pp., £9.99, July 2000, 0 571 19699 3Show More
Turn of the Century by Kurt Anderson.
Headline, 819 pp., £7.99, February 2000, 0 7472 6800 2Show More
Slab Rat by Ted Heller.
Abacus, 332 pp., £10.99, March 2000, 0 349 11264 9Show More
“... the consultant and they begin an affair; but it is a let-down when she starts to creep to Lloyd Walker, his hideous boss, suggesting a new corporate strategy at a breakfast meeting. And there is a twist in the story when the narrator works late at the office and checks his e-mail: ‘For all my newfound computer skills, formatting, scrolling and saving, I ...”