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Kill Your Boss The Intern's Handbook by Shane Kuhn
  

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John Lago is a contract killer. He works for Human Resources Inc, an organisation that puts young people into companies as unpaid interns so that they can murder people. The book takes the form of a manual of advice from John to the young people who will follow him, mixed up with his own life story. It is very graphically violent. We learn many ways to kill, most of them mindless, through to the final twist! There is a very Tarantino feel to this, a compulsive page-turner, not for the squeamish.

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Synopsis

Kill Your Boss The Intern's Handbook by Shane Kuhn

If you're reading this, you're a new employee at Human Resources, Inc. Congratulations. And condolences. At the very least, you're embarking on a career that you will never be able to describe as dull. You'll go to interesting places. You'll meet unique and stimulating people from all walks of life. And kill them. You will make a lot of money, but that will mean nothing to you after the first job. Assassination, no matter how easy it looks in the movies, is the most difficult, stressful, and lonely profession on the planet. Even when you're disguised as an intern.

Reviews

Believable dialogue, a whip smart and cynical central character, clever reversals and an entertaining amount of bone-crunching violence help wrap up this nasty package with a pretty little bow. An entertaining, ferociously violent romp about a morally bankrupt killer trying to find his way home. - Kirkus

Black humor and surprise twists distinguish Kuhn's highly entertaining debut, which puts a fresh spin on the theme of the hardened criminal planning one last job - Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Shane Kuhn is a writer and filmmaker with twenty years of experience working in the entertainment business and the ad world. In feature film, he has written screenplays for Universal, Paramount, Sony, and Fox, and he has written and directed a film for Lionsgate. In the world of independent film, he is one of the four original founders of the Slamdance Film Festival and currently serves as an Executive Board member of Slamdance, Inc. A shameless product pusher in the ad world, he has worked as a copywriter, creative director, and broadcast video director and producer for several notable brands. Throughout his life, writing has been his shrink, priest, whore and best mate. Kill Your Boss is his first novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd July 2014

Author

Shane Kuhn

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780751552348

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