Machiavellian Office Politics Dark Satire ‘Animal Spirits’ Is Novel Of The Year

Apr 28, 2023

H.C. Yip’s novel ‘Animal Spirits’, published by Sammy Champ Store, is ‘Animal Farm’, for the 21st century. This shocking tale of Machiavellian office politics and toxic work culture is a true page-turner.

If you feel cynically about the winner-takes-all mindset and culture that has pervaded the American workplace, H.C. Yip’s novel ‘Animal Spirits - Office Politics: Karma Bites Hard’ is for you.

Taking inspiration from George Orwell’s famous work of human satire and condemnation, ‘Animal Farm’, H.C. Yip tells you a similar story of greed, exploitation, and deceit for the 21st century, using animal characters to emphasize humanity’s basest instincts. In ‘Animal Spirits - Office Politics: Karma Bites Hard’ H.C. Yip and publishers Sammy Champ Store tell a didactic and edifying tale that serves as a call to action for you to reevaluate the standard work culture in the country and the environment of competition and corruption it fosters.

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H.C. Yip has published his book in a post-Covid world where inflation continues to rise and real wages continue to become more stagnant. Based upon his own workplace experiences -H.C. Yip was let go from his job in high finance in the midst of the pandemic with little ado - the novelist uses his book to comment on how a culture of increasing self-promotion, self-centeredness, and self-aggrandization has intersected with economic instability and trends like worker casualization to create a breeding ground for toxic work culture.

In order to best satirize and condemn this culture for you, ‘Animal Spirits - Office Politics: Karma Bites Hard’ crafts a heightened Machiavellian world of office politics and a suitably conniving and destructive villain, simply called Wolf, at its center.

Narratively speaking, H.C. Yip’s novel for Sammy Champ Store pits Wolf, an amoral and diabolical boss, against a string of ‘lesser’ animals who must try to not only exist but thrive in his world, against an increasingly difficult set of challenges. You will be gripped by the novel’s rising tension and shocked by the moment when one of the victims of the office, called Monkey, ends up dead.

H.C. Yip is a well-known author and speaker who wants to use his experiences in the world of finance to help you live a more kind, happy, and honest life. He is proud to be publishing ‘Animal Spirits - Office Politics: Karma Bites Hard’ for Sammy Champ Store, a similarly well-known innovator in the retail and publishing spaces.

A spokesperson for the novelist and publisher said, “‘Animal Spirits’ is a story that highlights the importance of good character and ethical behaviour in the workplace, particularly in industries like banking where corruption and greed can run rampant. By drawing attention to the dangers of office politics and reminding us of the consequences of engaging in morally bankrupt behaviour, the story serves as a warning and a call to action for those in the workplace to strive for a better, more ethical world.”

There is no doubt that ‘Animal Spirit’ is truly a tale for our times.

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