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5.0 out of 5 stars Satire that really hits home.
Do you hate how large companies bully their employees? Do you hate how large companies pervert our language? Do you wonder where things will stop, then look into the near future. Welcome to Setcopia is set in Britain in the year 2036. This novel is written in the first person of Cirrus Shires and is an awfully British tale. This eBook has 623KB and was written in...
Published 19 months ago by Stephen Clynes

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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting enough update to 1984
As the other reviews here have said, the ending doesn't feel particularly well thought out. Though the protagonist's past is explained, other key parts are not. That said I did enjoy the author's development of office buzz phrases in to a full language of it's own. This added to the sense that the norms and mind numbing monotony of corporate life had managed to dominate...
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed it until the ending, 7 July 2013
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I enjoyed reading this athough I felt the ending let it down a little. Also although I understand the office speak was supposed to be ungramatical there were many errors in the "ordinary" text which I always find annoying.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Satire that really hits home., 8 April 2013
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Do you hate how large companies bully their employees? Do you hate how large companies pervert our language? Do you wonder where things will stop, then look into the near future. Welcome to Setcopia is set in Britain in the year 2036. This novel is written in the first person of Cirrus Shires and is an awfully British tale. This eBook has 623KB and was written in 2013.
It is very good satire and is very believable but it is not a fantasy. This story really hits home.

Welcome to Setcopia explains how big business moulds our thoughts and we are lost in the company mantra. James M. Ashton really has the company language spot on. He uses all the correct phrases that companies use and irritate us with every day. James highlights the pitch of company speak with it's irritating consistency. This novel shows how our society today is moving and how people loose who they are, as big companies take over the country and our lives.

This story has a good pace with well developed scenarioes and it draws to a realistic ending. Your suspicions of big business are confirmed in this well written cautionary tale. This dystopia is very possible when you understand how large companies actually work. I really enjoyed this book, it is very good indeed and it deserves my top score of 5 stars. There is some poor proof reading with plenty of typing mistakes especially when the author gets excited as the emotion heightens. Do not let this put you off though!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting enough update to 1984, 26 Dec 2012
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As the other reviews here have said, the ending doesn't feel particularly well thought out. Though the protagonist's past is explained, other key parts are not. That said I did enjoy the author's development of office buzz phrases in to a full language of it's own. This added to the sense that the norms and mind numbing monotony of corporate life had managed to dominate society entirely. The book is pleasingly dismissive of modern day corporate values and mindless entertainment. It would have made a better read with a touch more originality in the dystopia described, though the fact that the dystopia in the book was but a decade or two in to the future was a nice touch.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 11 Aug 2014
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An interesting read.
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3.0 out of 5 stars slow starter, 10 April 2014
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The middle was a bit more gripping the end a bit of an anti climax. It's one I won't re read and in line for deletion
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