Smart, youthful, self-assured Danny - a seasoned ‘closer’ in the directory game - sets up his new company. Fast, easy-money from people too caught up in their own bureaucratic nightmares to escape falling prey to the fast-talkers.
May All Your Names Be Forgotten: Pacy Crime Thriller with Touches of Inky Black Humour & Tragedy in the Cold-Call Game.
Michael Connor’s novel set in 1990s south London exposes the tricks and deceit used by cold callers to dupe businesses into purchasing low value goods at highly inflated prices and then bullying them into buying more. Known in the trade as the ‘directory game’ many of the tricks, although now illegal, are still used.