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Microserfs

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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...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 24mm | 280g
  • HarperPerennial
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0007179812
  • 9780007179817
  • 99,570

Review quote

'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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About Douglas Coupland

DOUGLAS COUPLAND first came to prominence as the author of Generation X (1995). He followed that with a sequence of ever-more daring and inventive novels, including Shampoo Planet, Life After God, Girlfriend in a Coma and, most recently, Hey Nostradamus!. He lives in Vancouver.
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Rating details

22,243 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 29% (6,423)
4 39% (8,682)
3 25% (5,486)
2 6% (1,351)
1 1% (301)
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