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Cheese - 9781846884160

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  • Product code: AVMNH
  • ISBN: 9781846884160
  • Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 300
  • Publish date: 20/10/2016

Cheese (Paperback)

Cheese - 9781846884160

Willem Elsschot


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When the ambitious but inept clerk Frans Laarmans is offered a job managing an Edam distribution company in Antwerp, he jumps at the chance, despite his professed dislike for cheese in all its forms. He soon finds himself submerged in a bureaucratic nightmare as his complete incompetence becomes apparent. Meanwhile, his offices fill up with a seemingly infinite supply of the distinctive red-skinned cheeses, which he has no idea how to sell.Skewering the pomposity of big business while revealing how an entrepreneurial spirit can often be a mask for buffoonery, Willem Elsschot's Cheese combines comedy and pathos in its depiction of a man trying to progress beyond his limited skill set. As poignant as it is funny, Cheese will appeal to anyone who has suffered the endless indignities of office life.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AVMNH
  • ISBN: 9781846884160
  • Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 300
  • Publish date: 20/10/2016

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