Phillip’s best friends are richer than he is. They’re more successful. Worst of all, they give fabulous presents: a handmade corkscrew from Venice, an irritatingly perfect jade carving, impossible-to-get soccer tickets. These are gifts that hurt a man’s pride. And they can never be matched. Which doesn’t mean Phillip won’t try … Outrageously funny and deftly observed, The Gift delights in the comically destructive forces of envy and desire that drive us all.