Incompetence - Rob Grant Reviews
Description:ISBN 0575074493 / Author: Rob Grant / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Newest Review: ... a future world where there is a law banning employers from discriminating against employees based on their incompetence. So ... more
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by - written on 27/01/09 (Useful, 30 readings)
This is a stupidly funny book. After getting it from a charity shop I wasn't sure what it would be like but it is one of the mopst amusing books I have ever read. It is based in a future world where there is a law banning employers from discriminating against employees based on their incompetence. So anyone can do any job, no matter how awful they are at it and what problems they have. This leads to many very amusing complications. The main character is a secret detective and it is him that you follow as he tries to keep himself out of the way of the local police - fails, gets involved in an assassination, starts running, and all the while he has a local policeman with .. Read the complete review
by - written on 28/05/08 (Very useful, 66 readings)
This book is written by Rob Grant and is absolutely hilarious. It is set in a Europe where no one can be sacked for doing a bad job. There are shades of Ben Elton in the satirical way that this book is written. So as well as all the normal ways that people cannot be discriminated against, race, religio, gender there is also now competence added to the list. The main character in the book is Detective Harry Salt who when the book opens is on route to meet a contact in Italy, the opening pages give you an insight into life in the new incompetent Europe when the plane lands at the wrong airport and the pilot does not lower the landing gear. Part of the ... Read the complete review
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