[BOOKS] ✮ Get Me Out of Here ✰ Henry Sutton – Writerscompany.co.uk

Get Me Out of Here Henry Sutton Has Always Had A Knack For Squeezing The National Zeitgeist Into Tight Little NarrativesGeoff DyerIt S Autumn 2008 And Matt Freeman Is Having A Very Bad Day Stuck In Canary Wharf, He S Overwhelmed By Shoddy Merchandise, Hollow Corporations And Broken Promises Later That Night, Things Only Get Worse When He Drops In On His Girlfriend, Bobbie, A Fashion PR And Reality TV Show Fanatic.As His London Life Spirals Murderously Out Of Control, Matt Is Forced To Seek Out Old Flames And Consider North Korean Business Ventures Sneered At By Sales Assistants, Abused By Cabbies And Mugged By His Own Dreams, He Searches For A Final Means Of Escape Get Me Out Of Here Is A Novel Of Comic Anger, Of Success And Failure, Commerce And Culture And, Fundamentally, Belief In A Busted City.


About the Author: Henry Sutton

David Rytman Slavitt born 23 March 1935 in White Plains, New York is a writer, poet, and translator, the author of than 100 books.Slavitt attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, where his first writing teacher was Dudley Fitts He received an undergraduate degree from Yale University where he studied under Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren and was elected class poet, Scho



10 thoughts on “Get Me Out of Here

  1. says:

    In this ghastly portrait of the current financial crisis, Matt Freeman is an utterly repellent character He s a delusional self absorbed sociopath, a liar, a leech, a lecher and a stalker He s obsessed with fashionable designer labels, fine vintages, other people s weight and bo...


  2. says:

    This book is a waste of time


  3. says:

    Appears to be a London credit crunch version closer to complete copy of American Psycho featuring an obnoxious central character obsessed with brands and with the breakdown of society and function in London, with the inanities of popular culture and customer service but to a psychopathic degree, with a delusional


  4. says:

    Interesting read It was rather hard to make myself finish it, but I really appreciated the experience Stylistically it was very well done But, in the end, this idea would have been better suited to a short story It makes me wonder if the author doesn t appreciate the the power that a short story can hold The power of t


  5. says:

    A british take on American Psycho A lot subtle than that.The first person narrative makes it ambigous as to exactly what is going going on Matt Freeman is in his thirties and a resident of the barbican He appears to be at war with the city and expectation of how to live as a yuppie.We meet him as he is trying to get a new p


  6. says:

    The unreliable narrator taken to extremes This black comedy introduces Matt Freeman an arrogant, opinionated, narcissist and the story begins in a familiar high street opticians with Matt ranting about the limitations of different brands of glasses The gloss of Matt conceals a different story Well written and not laugh out loud fu


  7. says:

    I m almost sorry I read the book but I think if one s been involved in finance as I have the book reads almost as a modern day allegory I read a number of papers that point to the fact our markets today have a psychopathic nature to themselves Finance has become perverted and become Matt Freeman Listen to Robert Schiller or read his boo


  8. says:

    I think this book was very well written it is hard to maintain interest in such an appalling, terrifying main character for so long, but Sutton succeeded It s also to the book s credit that I felt personally compromised and guilt ridden after I finished a feeling I imagine is similar to binge watching Dexter or some inane reality show Weaving


  9. says:

    Read half of it I enjoy satire but this was absolutely dull The main character is DULL The plot is DULL The descriptions are DULL Everything about it is boring There s an American Psycho comparison on the back cover Don t be fooled, this is nothing like American Psycho It tries to make light of the recession but fails, utterly It s not funny, or wi


  10. says:

    Various reviews and blurbs suggest this is comic, even funny, but I could not agree less it seemed to me a very serious and well thought out piece of writing with serious points to make, and which makes them well Reminiscent of American Psycho, if not quite in the same league, it has a similar phantasmagoric feeling, suggestive rather than explicit, leav


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