Join Timothy Brooks - an overachiever with very little to show for it - on a breathless journey into the dark world of the modern sales job. From the ritual humiliation of the interview process to landing his dream job at the dreaded Haywood Fryston, a world of endless phone calls and novelty sales tricks, where the routine insertion of swear words into every sentence by everybody is the only form of stress-relief going. Meet his bosses: Vincent Candle ("take your foot off the pedal and the f***ing souffle deflates") and Aiden Starling ("salesmen are born in the balls, not the womb"), two of the pettiest patriarchs in modern literature. Follow Tim as he learns to write adverts for jobs that don't exist, lie and cheat his way to meeting arbitrary sales targets, and deal with new and exciting forms of abuse from on high; twelve hours a day, five days a week. Whether you hate salesmen, or w ...