Editorial Reviews. Review. ‘Riotous and absolutely hilarious – unputdownable’ — Howard Marks ‘His timing couldn’t be better!London’s pernicious financial. : Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile (Audible Audio Edition): Geraint Anderson, Tom Hollander, Hachette Audio UK: Books. In this no-holds-barred, warts-and-all account of life in London’s financial heartland, Cityboy breaks the Square Mile’s code of silence, revealing tricks of the.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. If you’re in the least bit interested about how this country is in the financial state it’s in, th Interesting but not surprising.

I am sure this book is a mix of facts and fiction and my best guess is, that a lot of these events are stories he might have sqyare from some fellows. Of these, only the last is interesting – even while the scenes depicted the investment bankers, including women, who all run into each other at 75 quid a head sex parties are somewhat improbable. So he seems to be on a recovery journey from twelve years of insanity as a “Cityboy.

Jun 21, Garth rated it liked it. May 21, Eric rated it did not like it Shelves: Express occasional words of sympathy for your gay brethren and ethnics.

Much like Michael Lewis tried to do in his brilliant novel “Flash boys”, so does Geraint Anderson try to explain the extravagant ways of the financial world in his loathinng “City boys”. This is really a pretty hilarious account of the insanity of the feeding frenzy which is the financial industry, so-called. Often there’s one sentence that sticks in my mind after reading a loafhing and the one in this book was: Cityboy ciyboy left me confused.

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The book opens with a real punch in the gut, but then slows down to a mere crawl fo As a recent American transplant in London reading this, I found it to be fairly eye-opening in terms of the so-called “inside track” of life and dealings in the financial sector of the city.

Everyone sells their soul to the devil. Made me laugh out loud in many parts.

Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile

Feb 11, Rhiannon rated it liked it. Views Read Edit View history. His vulgar writing style is funny in a newspaper column but his rambling for almost pages is too much.

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Jul 30, Dave rated it really liked it. A good read, and some thought-provoking insights about how City works, though I don’t his ideas about how to improve things are the best. Feb 24, Kestutis rated it it was amazing. It would seem the author was trying hard to write a good story, and if it’s that’s the case, hats off to you Sir, you might even get a movie deal.

He can’t ghe if he’s holier than thou or more roguish tha Wanker! If you’re in the least bit interested about how this country is in the financial state it’s in, then read this. Or maybe that 23rd gram of Columbia’s finest marching powder.

Read Liar’s Poker instead. The third son of Labour politician Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson of Swansea and his missionary wife Dorothy, herself the daughter of Bolivian missionaries, he was raised at his parents’ London home in Notting Hill. Thompson’s drug-addled Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, I read it while wondering which of the anecdotes happened to the author and which were fictional or office rumours This title is not available for you. He’s the egotistical buffoon who loudly brags about how much cash he’s made on the market at otherwise pleasant dinner parties.

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Would you like to tell us squuare a lower price? I couldn’t help but feel at the end, however, that Anderson, while living the high ctyboy hard life, has made out jn a bandit in the end of it all.

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Also given the current credit crisis this books gives a small insight in to how part of the current mess came loathkng.

At that moment in I realised I couldn’t take any more of the City. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Read Andersons “City boys” if you fancy a relaxing read that doesn’t require too much thinking.

Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile by Geraint Anderson

Refresh and try again. Thereafter he went to GoaIndia where he eked a living as a hippy selling trinkets on Goa’s beaches. My first book finished for Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Product details Audible Audiobook Listening Length: No trivia or quizzes yet. Jul 22, Kerem rated it liked it. Fairly fast-paced and humorous, Anderson does get a bit navel-gazing and egotistical at times, but maintains a tone that makes his jn and protagonist, Steve Jones, fairly likeable.

Cityboy | Beer And Loathing In The Square Mile

To say I looked sartorially challenged would be The book had potential. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Its all about making a buck and some of the stories are very funny as are names of banks megashite etc.