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David Vincent is a man at war: at war with the office; at war with himself; and at war with the screen that stares into his eyes. A dark force in the Ministry of the Environment's 'Rainbow Building', he secretly fights green hypocrisy, radioactive civil service jargon and the machinations of his ambitious supervisor. David is a hero for our age: the last man in the office. ...more
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Published (first published May 15th 2011)
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Apr 30, 2012 Phillip Donnelly rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
"Moving between farce, surreal horror, and dystopian visions of the modern office, The Screen is a microcosm of all that is wrong with the new office trinity: man, monitor and machine in imperfect disharmony."

"In comedy lies tragedy and in tragedy lies comedy; and in this novel, as in life, everyone lies." V
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