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Michel Houellebecq. Humanity and its aftermath.

Author: Morrey.
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press 2013.
Series: Contemporary French and francophone cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Michel Houellebecq is perhaps the single most successful and controversial of all contemporary novelists writing in French. Houellebecq has become a global publishing phenomenon: his books have been translated worldwide, three film adaptations of his work have been produced, and the author has been the subject of million-euro publishing deals and of successive media scandals in France. If Houellebecq is unique in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michel Houellebecq; Michel Houellebecq
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morrey.
ISBN: 9781846318610 1846318610
OCLC Number: 844236335
Description: 224 pages.
Contents: AcknowledgementsAbbreviationsIntroduction1. Sex and Politics2. Work and Leisure3. Science and ReligionConclusion: Humanity and its AftermathBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Contemporary French and francophone cultures.
Responsibility: Douglas Morrey.

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