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Author: Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Half-brothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. This is the story of two brothers, but the subject of the novel is in its dismantling of society and its assumptions, a dissection of modern lives and loves.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Houellebecq
ISBN: 9780099283362 0099283360
OCLC Number: 59000683
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain: London: Heinemann, 2000.
Awards: Winner of International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2002
Short-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2002
Description: 379 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Particules élémentaires.
Responsibility: Michel Houllebecq ; translated by Frank Wynne.

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Half-brothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. Both are symptomatic members of our atomised society, where religion has given way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love  Read more...

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"Very moving, gloriously, extravagantly filthy and very funny" * Independent * "Compelling...wrenchingly terrible... Unhealthy and haunting, rich and provocative, Atomised astonishes both as a novel Read more...

 
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