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Michel Houellebecq Author of Our Times

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ISBN-10: 3035300127

ISBN-13: 9783035300123

Edition: 250th 2010

Authors: John McCann

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Michel Houellebecq is a French author whose profile in the English-speaking world is unusually high. He is an author who has put the humour back into the Absurd, without losing any of the awareness of the bleakness of the human condition. Undoubtedly one of the most trenchant satirists of our time, he deflates the projected utopias that we imagine protect us from the ills that beset us. More than many other novelists, his work is a reflection of the social and economic reality of life in a post-industrial society. Houellebecq shows a world of violence and tension, a world where people find it hard to be at ease, so that life becomes a process of disease. This book foregrounds Houellebecq's…    
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Book details

List price: $58.95
Edition: 250th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 1/14/2011
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 219
Language: English

John McCann, a New England native, has over two decades of experience playing with LEGO bricks. He enjoys relaxing lakeside and can solve a Rubik's Cube in three days flat. John has a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Hartford and is currently pursuing his Masters. He resides in Torrington, Connecticut.