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99 francs is Beigbeder's reckoning with the advertising industry. He shares his deeply cynical views on corporate life and ethics. The book is written as a meta fiction, i.e. the protagonist Octavo supposedly writes the book in an effort to be fired. He's fed up with his job, not enough to quit by himself but is happy to leave the. GBP (formerly GBP) Paperback . of Mr. Beigbeder's (in)famous book with Dr. Johnson's thoughts about the unreasonable behaviour of men is because it sums up in about sixteen words what it would appear Mr. Beigbeder is trying (to read the rest of this review, please visit ess. com/). 99 francs [Frederic Beigbeder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. pages. poche. Poche.
11 Jul As it happens, Beigbeder was himself fired from his job with a (real) advertising agency after his bosses read 99 Francs, which is hardly surprising. But he now - this is his fourth novel - has achieved literary fame in France, and this book should do pretty well over here, so don't worry about him. (Actually, this. 7 Dec Book Review: “99 francs” by Frederic Beigbeder. Image In the year , Frederic Beigbeder has written a book and got fired because of it. That means that the novel, that has become a huge bestseller around the world since then, has accomplished it's former purpose, which was the author's main reason. The story of Octave, one of the new Masters of the Universe; Octave seems to have everything going for him: a good mind, a great job in advertising, a lavish apartment, girls, and a cocaine habit he can afford. But it soon becomes clear that he also has a serious problem with his life. From the moment when he storms out of.