I picked this as I thought it would be amusing believing the back cover Daily Telegraph review claiming it was 'Hilarious'. Instead I thought it was a really sad reflection on all that is bad in this country. I know it was published in 2009, but the over the top comments on the banking system, that were probably funny at the time have sadly now come to be more realistic, as the size of the mess that they have caused comes to light. It seems so strange that 15 years ago I was working for a financial coop, which was looking into hedge funds, but these were to offset commodity price fluctuations, using the funds to reducing the effect of these on the third world producers. This was the opposite of what was being suggested in the novel. - More a sad reflection on contemporary culture in London.
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