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Houellebecq, Michel

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The elementary particles by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

210 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,473 WorldCat member 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 map and the territory by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

96 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the experiences of artist Jed Martin, who rises to international success as a portrait photographer before helping to solve a heinous crime that has lasting repercussions for his loved ones
Submission by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

81 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near-future France, François, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents are dead, and his lifelong obsession--the ideas and works of the novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans--has led him nowhere. In a late-capitalist society where consumerism has become the new religion, François is spiritually barren, but seeking to fill the vacuum of his existence. And he is not alone. As the 2022 Presidential election approaches, two candidates emerge as favorites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and Muhammed Ben Abbes of the nascent Muslim Fraternity. Forming a controversial alliance with the mainstream parties, Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the country is transformed. Islamic law comes into force: women are veiled, polygamy is encouraged and, for François, life is set on a new course
The possibility of an island by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

118 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member 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
Platform : a novel by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

124 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member 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
Whatever : a novel by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

172 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member 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
Public enemies : dueling writers take on each other and the world by Bernard-Henri Lévy( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member 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
H.P. Lovecraft : against the world, against life by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Lovecraft, the radical, misanthropic master of the horror genre, now has an impassioned advocate in Michel Houellebecq, Europe's most controversial modern novelst. In his illuminating appraisal of Lovecraft's life and work, Houellebecq reveals a surprising debt to the master of weird fiction
Lanzarote by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Lanzarote, there are some fascinating human specimens - notably Pam and Barbara, "non-exclusive" German lesbians. Will they succeed in seducing Rudi, the police inspector, currently living in exile in Brussels? And will our narrator consider his week's holiday on the island a success?
Interventions by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member 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."
L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq by Guillaume Nicloux( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michel Houellebecq, possibly the most widely read living French writer, was believed kidnapped on September 16, 2011. But was he really? After a flurry of media reports of his abduction, the story goes cold and Michel, famously reclusive, refuses to set the record straight"--Container
De kaart en het gebied : roman by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Dutch and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een succesvol fotograaf ervaart in de eerste decennia van de 21e eeuw hoezeer vergankelijkheid en schone schijn zijn leven en kunst bepalen
Renaissance by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des "poèmes de survie", remplis d'éclairs sauvages, de férocité et de musique
Nudes by Thomas Ruff( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onderworpen by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Dutch and French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Frankrijk komt de Moslimbroederschap aan de macht en keert het maatschappelijke bestel ondersteboven
Configuration du dernier rivage by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Configuration du dernier rivage est composé d'une centaine de poèmes, recueillis en cinq parties
La poursuite du bonheur by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems centred on the theme of the pursuit of happiness
The art of struggle by Michel Houellebecq( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la poésie noire, à l'écart des douleurs quotidiennes, qui déblaye les scories d'un optimisme creux
Michel Houellebecq( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The elementary particles
The map and the territoryThe possibility of an islandPlatform : a novelWhatever : a novelPublic enemies : dueling writers take on each other and the worldH.P. Lovecraft : against the world, against lifeLanzaroteInterventions
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Houellebecq, Michel

Houellebecq, Michel, 1956-

Houellebecq, Michel 1958-

Houellebecqas Michelis

Michael Houellebecq

Michel Houellebecq

Michel Houellebecq écrivain français

Michel Houellebecq escriptor francès

Michel Houellebecq escritor francés

Michel Houellebecq francouzský spisoavtel

Michel Houellebecq Frans schrijver

Michel Houellebecq französischer Schriftsteller

Michel Houellebecq French writer

Michel Houellebecq las partículas elementales

Michel Houellebecq Prantsusmaa kirjanik

Michel Houellebecq scriitor francez

Michel Houellebecq scrittore, saggista e poeta francese

Michel Houellebecq shkrimtar francez

Michel Houellebecq writer

Michel Thomas

Mişel Uelbek

Mïşelʹ Wélʹbek

Mišels Velbeks

Thomas, Michel

Thomas , Michel <1958- >

Uelbek, Mišel

Uėlʹbek, Mišelʹ 1958-

Ueljbjek 1958-

Velbeks, Mišels 1958-

Ṿolbeḳ, Mishel 1958-

Wīlbīk, Mīšīl 1956-

Wīlibīk, Mīšāl 1956-

Μισέλ Ουελμπέκ Γάλλος συγγραφέας

Мишел Уелбек

Мишел Уелбек француски романописец, поет и режисер

Мишель Уэльбек

Мишель Уэльбек французский писатель и поэт

Мішель Уельбек

Мішэль Уэльбек

Тома М

Тома М. 1958-

Уэльбек М.

Уэльбек Мишель

Уэльбек, Мишель, 1958-

Միշել Ուելբեք

Միշել Ուելբեք ֆրանսիացի գրող

וולבק, מישל

וולבק, מישל 1958-

מישל וולבק

מישל וולבק סופר צרפתי

مىيشەل ۋەلبەك

ميشال ويلبك

ميشال ويلبك كاتب فرنسي

میشل ولبک

میشێل وێلبێک

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미셸 우엘벡

우엘벡, 미셀 1956-

우엘벡, 미셸 1956-

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