Author: Sidin Vadukut
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143414100
Maestro management consultant and strategy guru Robin ‘Einstein’ Varghese has been dispatched to London to the Lederman account.
Things in the mother country are not all tally-ho as Einstein must make do with convoluted remuneration, temperamental digestion and a comely coworker who revels in mixed signals—not to mention a bizarre conspiracy by museums all over the city to frustrate his every attempt to imbibe in high culture.
Things are not all that much better with his love life. Gouri insists that he go to Madame Tussaud’s and take a photo with the Shah Rukh Khan statue. But who will pay for the entry ticket? Gouri’s father is not the proprietor no?
Then? Just when things look like they can’t get any worse, Lederman threatens to shut down the project. Panic ensues. Once again Dufresne Partners turns to their most resourceful, inventive, original, strategic, out-of-the-box-thinking employee.
--- The Hindu
--- Hindustan Times
PRAISE FOR DORK:
“Nothing else skewers corporate India’s assorted silliness so accurately. Or so funnily”.
“A heady Mix of Mallu Humour”.
“[Dork] will have you in Splits”.
--- The Asian Age
“Perhaps the first Indian Novel that takes on the inscrutable vagaries and Absurdities of office culture”.