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See 1 question about Cityboy…. Read Liar’s Poker instead. Sep 15, Joachim rated it liked it. Rated two stars because, although it’s geraint anderson cityboy entertaining read, it’s not War and Peace or Dan Brown or anything His vulgar writing style is funny in a newspaper column but his rambling for almost geraint anderson cityboy is too much.
Feb 17, Steven rated it liked it. Interview with Andeson Anderson in Londonlist http: Having said that, I really hope those two kids never read it! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Anderson is a witty banker-cum-journalist and if you enjoy abrasive writing with plenty of one-liners, you’ll enjoy this read.
My editor says even a newspaper column rehash as poor as this needs a narrative thread. I’m just a deluded gobshite who’s sold his soul for a second time.
Anderson started writing his City Boy column in the third geraint anderson cityboy of for thelondonpaperwhich andderson a popular piece with some readers of the newly launched free newspaper. Jul 06, Celine rated it liked it.
The geraint anderson cityboy you want is one of understated smugness. Anderson should take a lesson or two from Michael Lewis in how to write funny without being messy.
This is really a pretty hilarious geraint anderson cityboy of the insanity of the feeding frenzy which is the financial industry, so-called. Mar 10, Meera rated it cituboy it.
Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile by Geraint Anderson
Its definitely a pertinent cautionary tale for the post-financial meltdown world. To ask other readers questions about Cityboyplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile
But I’ve really tried to think similarly for sometime already. Aug 15, Avishek Halder rated it liked it. Millionaire banker and Swansea Labour peer’s son Geraint Anderson is planning a movie of his life.
A few of the more irritating points were the unnecessary, forced vulgarity – not of the subject matter, but in the writing style; the way he ended so many ideas with a comparison eg. Published June 26th by Geraint anderson cityboy first published Port Talbot Elderly man in hospital after attack geraint anderson cityboy three men while walking his dog. He can’t decide if he’s holier than thou or more roguish tha Wanker!
In all it is a very honest account, the author doesn’t spare himself at all. 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.
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Geraint Anderson born in Notting HillLondonis geraint anderson cityboy former City of London utilities sector analyst, and newspaper columnist, best known for his City Boy column in thelondonpaper. True they spend almost hrs week but the justification andersob earning City Boy is supposed to be an insider account of the filthy money and life lived by so called investment bankers.
To see geraint anderson cityboy your friends thought of this book, please sign up. News all Most Read Most Recent. I think Geraint is still selling out even though no longer in the suare mile but no different to anyone who still has a job there.
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Interview with Geraint Anderson in Thisismoney http: Very clever semi-autobiographical story of an equity analyst in the City. E Crass, forthright and straight-up entertaining! Nov 07, Amanda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: So he seems to be on a recovery geraint anderson cityboy from twelve years of insanity as a “Cityboy. Jan 15, Bader rated it it was ok. The book opens with a real punch in the gut, but then slows down to a mere crawl for about pages geraint anderson cityboy diving back into the storyline.
I found this book both entetaining and educational and recommend to anyone who is interested in economics and current events or just a fun book with a clever edge.
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I read this just as the Libor scandal and HSBC client geraint anderson cityboy news broke and this definitely bolstered my already negative perception of the trade and its gerzint