The Elementary Particles

The Elementary Particles

Michel Houellebecq, Frank Wynne


a global literary phenomenon, The basic Particles is a frighteningly unique novel–part Marguerite Duras and half Bret Easton Ellis-that leaps headlong into the malaise of up to date existence.

Bruno and Michel are half-brothers deserted via their mom, an unabashed devotee of the drugged-out free-love international of the sixties. Bruno, the older, has develop into a raucously promiscuous hedonist himself, whereas Michel is an emotionally lifeless molecular biologist absolutely immersed within the solitude of his paintings. each one is finally provided a last likelihood at real love, and what unfolds is a brilliantly caustic and unpredictable tale.

Translated from the French through Frank Wynne.

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