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The Mezzanine, Paperback / softback Book

The Mezzanine Paperback / softback

Part of the Granta Editions series

Paperback / softback


The Mezzanine is the story of one man's lunch hour.

Pondering life's littlest questions - why does one shoelace always wear out before the other?

Whatever happened to the paper drinking straw - our narrator interrogates the inner-workings of corporate living as he traipses his way down escalators to the first floor and through the mundaneness of office life. Mixing humour with the existentialism that surrounds all our working lives, The Mezzanine is a classic work of modern American literature.


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