Michel Houellebecq

Michel Houellebecq (born Michel Thomas; 26 February 1956) is a French author, filmmaker, and poet. Having written poetry and a biographical essay on the horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, he published his first novel, Whatever, in 1994.
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Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq by Michel Houellebecq
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Artist Jed Martin emerges from a tenyear hiatus with good news. It has nothing to do with his broken boiler the approach of another lamentably awkward Christmas dinner with his father or the memory of his doomed love affair with the beautiful Olga. It is that for his new exhibition he has secured the involvement of none other than celebrated novelist Michel Houellebecq. The exhibition brings Jed new levels of global fame. But his boiler is still broken his ailing father flirts with oblivio  read more
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Platform by Michel Houellebecq by Michel Houellebecq
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Michel is a civilservant at the Ministry of Culture. When his father is murdered Michel takes a leave of absence to go on a package tour to Thailand. Infuriated by the shallow hypocrisy and mediocrity of his fellow travellers only the awkward Valerie attracts his attention. Too bashful to pursue her Michel prefers the uncomplicated pleasures of Thai massage parlours and sex with local women. Back in Paris he calls Valerie and they plunge into a passionate affair which strays into SM part  read more
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Atomised by Michel Houellebecq by Michel Houellebecq
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Halfbrothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. Michel is a molecular biologist a thinker and idealist a man with no erotic life to speak of and little in the way of human society. Bruno by contrast is a libertine though more in theory than in practice his endless lust is all too rarely reciprocated. Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society where religion has given way to shallow new age philosophies and love to meaningless sexual connections. Atomise  read more
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Sumision / Submission by Michel Houellebecq
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Platform by Frank Wynne, Michel Houellebecq
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Unreconciled by Michel Houellebecq
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The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq
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The new novel from the bestselling, highly acclaimed and always controversial author of Atomised.  read more
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H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq
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Presents an essay on the literary horror writer, HP Lovecraft. This book includes two Lovecraft stories and an introduction by Stephen King. This book illuminates both Lovecraft and Houellebecq's own work. It outlines Lovecraft's rejection of the world, infusing the writing with an energy and passion that characterises the author's novel.  read more
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The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq
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'Who among you deserves eternal life?' This novel, which moves between Paris, Andalucia and Lanzarotte, and between the near and far-distant future, is an examination of the modern world, the trials of old age and the death of love.  read more
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