By Nancy Sparling
Alex was once a chump. Alexander is a champ.
Alex moved within the gutter. Alexander hits the quick lane.
Everyone likes Alex Fairfax. He’s accountable, pleasant, hardworking. he's additionally a sucker. A sucker who sits by means of whereas his oily coworker maliciously sabotages his ads occupation, then steals Alex’s female friend from below his very nostril. yet Alex is a sucker who has eventually had sufficient of “yes sir” and “thank you.” adequate of kowtowing to the robust. sufficient of being polite.
So Alex transforms himself into Alexander—avenger of the maligned. definite, he misplaced his activity and has to proportion a crummy condo with a host of twentysomething hippies, yet not anything will cease Alexander from exacting candy vengeance at the lengthy record of these who've performed him wrong.
With the perfect outfits, the proper hair, and the ideal angle, Alexander plots to ascend in the course of the ranks of the elite, tear down the corporate that refused to face by way of him, and humiliate his snake of a colleague and disloyal ex-girlfriend. yet whereas pulling off one stealthy stunt after one other, wooing away consumers and ruining a couple of selection careers, Alex discovers that being a shark isn’t all glitz and glamour—and that his personal center nonetheless beats to a really soft drum. . . .
A sharp, edgy, witty novel of scrumptious revenge, Being Alexander stars the easiest form of character—one readers can’t fairly come to a decision even if to detest or to like. yet in spite of everything, the very fact is still: for Alex to really locate himself, he needed to develop into another person. the result's an irresistibly depraved comedy of ill-manners.
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Being Alexander: A Novel by Nancy Sparling