A no-holds-barred, warts-and-all account of life in London's financial heartland. 'Who is Cityboy? He's every brash, suited, FT-carrying idiot who ever pushed past you on the tube. He's the egotistical buffoon who loudly brags about how much cash he's made on the market at otherwise pleasant dinner parties. He's the greedy, ruthless wanker whose actions are helping turn this world into the shit-hole it's rapidly becoming. For one period in my life, he was me.' In this no-holds-barred, warts-and-all account of life in London's financial heartland, Cityboy breaks the Square Mile's code of silence in his own inimitable style, revealing explosive secrets, tricks of the trade and the corrupt, murky underbelly at the heart of life in the city. Drawing on his experience as a young analyst in a major investment bank, the six-figure bonuses, monstrous egos, and the everyday culture of verbal and substance abuse that fuels the world's money markets is brutally exposed as Cityboy describes his ascent up the hierarchy of this intensely competitive and morally dubious industry, and how it almost cost him his sanity.More
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Insightful and entertaining
Yes, it was very entertaining, well written & great story telling
The Help - quality of narration and use of the language
Mine was the introduction of the Cityboy into all the perverted pleasures by his dilusional boss. It was very insightful and entertaining.
Fast and Furiously Perverted City culture 101
- Jana Danielova, Jiri Daniel
a remarkable story