Most widely held works about Michel Houellebecq
Most widely held works by Michel Houellebecq
The elementary particles by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
93 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 20 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives and fortunes of Bruno and Marcel, born to a bohemian mother during the 1960s, who are brought up separately and pursue their own individual paths-as Bruno battles madness and sexual obsession and Michel, a molecular biologist, comes up with a unique way to express his disgust with the violence of humankind.
The possibility of an island by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
61 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 20 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A future world in which humankind as we know it has vanished is seen through the eyes of Daniel, a writer who has made a fortune with his comedies capturing the follies and foibles of humankind, and his subsequent clones.
Whatever : a novel by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
76 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A French novel about a fake nihilist. He is a computer engineer from Paris who at thirty is so blasé he cannot be bothered to woo a woman, yet he longs for sex. The novel was a bestseller in France.
Plateforme : roman by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman de société.
Platform : a novel by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A bureaucrat with a preference for pre-packaged goods, Michel Renault travels to Thailand where he begins to gain a taste for the exotic and sensual, an interest that draws him into an intense love affair with Valerie.
H.P. Lovecraft : against the world, against life by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
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.
Public enemies : dueling writers take on each other and the world by Bernard Henri Lévy ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
What begins as an exchange between bitter enemies evolves into a joint personal meditation among France's premier literary and philosophical live wires on their lives, their writing, and what it means to think.
Lanzarote by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
I en lille kassette ligger to tynde bind. En tekst, der beskriver en chartertur til Lanzarote, gennemsyret af fortællerens negative forventninger og holdninger til både natur og mennesker og et bind med forfatterens fantastisk smukke "feriebilleder"....
La carte et le territoire by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Jed Martin is an artist. The novel recounts his entire life, with particular emphasis on his 30s and 40s, his relationship with a Russian woman named Olga, his friendship with the writer Michel Houellebecq and his feelings about his father. Martin and Houellebecq meet because Houellebecq gets asked to write the catalog for Martin's biggest exhibit. The men develop a strange friendship, which is cut short when Houellebecq is savagely murdered.
Ennemis publics by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Interventions by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Un éloge du cinéma muet, de la connerie de Jacques Prévert ou du salon de la vidéo hot, mais aussi de l'art contemporain et de la création littéraire : ce recueil comprend des textes publiés notamment dans "Les Lettres nouvelles", " Les Inrockuptibles" , "Art Press" et le livret d' "Opera bianca" , oeuvre présentée au Centre Pompidou en septembre 1997.
H.P. Lovecraft : contre le monde, contre la vie by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and German and held by 149 libraries worldwide
L'auteur salue dans l'oeuvre de Lovecraft un mythe fondateur. Il lui rend hommage, l'admirant de s'être situé dans cet "ailleurs absolu" cher à Einstein et Jacques Bergier, et propose un plaidoyer pour une littérature vertigineuse, "juxtaposition du minutieux et de l'illimité, du ponctuel et de l'infini".
Le sens du combat by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
De la poésie noire, à l'écart des douleurs quotidiennes, qui déblaye les scories d'un optimisme creux.
Nudes by Thomas Ruff ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Renaissance by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and German and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Des "poèmes de survie", remplis d'éclairs sauvages, de férocité et de musique.
Lanzarote : au milieu du monde by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in French and Spanish and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Un récit de voyage aux Canaries à la première personne, sur fond de tour-opérateurs, de sexe et de soleil. Le narrateur, solitaire et désabusé, tente de tirer profit de sa semaine de vacances. L'auteur confronte les quelques gesticulations des représentants de la race humaine à la minéralité intemporelle des paysages. Le texte est ici accompagné d'un album de photographies.
La poursuite du bonheur by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and German and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Poésies by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in French and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Rester vivant ; suivi de, La poursuite du bonheur by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in French and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Interventions. 2, traces by Michel Houellebecq ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Aging Alienation (Social psychology) Angot, Christine Authors, French Biography Brothers Canary Islands--Lanzarote Capitalism Cloning Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cults Echenoz, Jean Essays Extinction (Biology) Fantasy fiction, American Fiction France French fiction French literature Houellebecq, Michel Human body (Philosophy) Human body--Social aspects Human cloning Humorous stories Interviews Lévy, Bernard Henri Literature Longevity--Social aspects Lovecraft, H. P.--1890-1937 Manners and customs Michon, Pierre,--1945- Modiano, Patrick,--1945- Molecular biologists Nihilism Perec, Georges,--1936-1982 Philosophy, French Photography, Erotic Quality of life Records and correspondence Redonnet, Marie Robbe-Grillet, Alain,--1922-2008 Ruff, Thomas,--1958- Sartre, Jean-Paul,--1905-1980 Sex Sex tourism Social change Social history Social problems Spain Thailand
Thomas, Michel, 1958-
Uėlʹbek, Mišelʹ, 1958-
וולבק, מישלУэльбек, Мишель
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