Synopses & Reviews
Described as "the most well-executed literary sex comedy" of our time by , and "a wickedly smart satire that deserves to be a classic" by , Helen DeWitt's Lighting Rods is a novel that will leave you laughing for more. Follow one steady rise to power in corporate America as down-and-out salesman Joe curtails sexual harassment in the office and increases productivity with his mysterious, mind-blowing invention.
A tightly disciplined and extremely funny satire on office politics, sexual politics, American politics, and the art of positive thinking." The Guardian
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From the acclaimed author of , Lightning Rods is "the most well-executed literary sex comedy" of our time.
About the Author
Helen DeWitt is the author of a "remarkable first novel" (Daniel Mendelsohn, New York Review of Books), The Last Samurai, which has been translated into twenty languages. She lives in Berlin.