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Community Level 2amsterdamage

amsterdamage

Cityboy crudely exposes the tricks of the trade - and traders

AdvantagesInsider information, fast-paced and entertaining

DisadvantagesLax writing style, crude humour, partly fictionalised

"Like many other Londoners, I snap up a copy of the "Londonpaper" almost every day (or end up having one pressed into my torso during rush hour) and it certainly makes a good quick read if you're stuck on public transport or grabbing a lonely evening coffee. I prefer it to its competitor (the London Lite) for a number of reasons, one being its often entertaining and always very varied columnists. Last year, we met the enigmatic and anonymous 'Cityboy', ..." Read review
09.08.2009

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Community Level 1smcallow

smcallow

Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile - Top Notch

AdvantagesGreat entertainment. Good value. Good insight into a much published industry.

DisadvantagesThe stories of excess may turn an anti-capitalist's stomach.

"A fantastic book in every way for both people who work / have worked in the city or for people on the outside who see the life in the city as one big pit of money and debauchery, in this regard the book far from discredits their view. Being a city worker myself I am privvy to alot of the tales documented and can vouch for both their validity and the basic premise of excess... The book itself is far more rounded than simple tales of traders drinking ..." Read review
18.08.2009

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