Las particulas elementales by Michel Houellebecq, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Atomised, also known as The Elementary Particles (French: Les Particules √©l√©mentaires), is a novel by the French author Michel Houellebecq, published in . Buy Las particulas elementales by Michel Houellebecq (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.

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The basic thesis is that humans are risible and worthy of our hatred, and that interpersonal relationships are a despicable delusion. The psychology isn’t too bad either. One of the most great books of the 10 last years. The author could houellebeccq it in general terms, or he could indirectly suggest it, but a detailed description of how Bruno masturbates over his algebra notes while watching girls on the train drives it home far more effectively: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional particulad in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This book is a consummate sociological description and commentary of the second half of the twentieth century’s social revolution in western culture. Whole paragraphs eg, about humanity’s historically unprecedented concern with aging and the preferability of suicide to loss of physical function I read outloud to a friend.


Como damnificados de esas corrientes entran en el New Age, desmoralizados tratan de enmendar sus fracasos conscientes e inconscientes pero ya es muy tarde. Es la historia de dos personas disfuncionales; social y sexualmente. I would like read the book in English and then in French as well learning French at the moment. Un libro escrito por una persona espiritualmente muy enferma.

Nevertheless, one cannot help but laugh at how the whole story develops and finally ends. Concerning French half-brothers Michel and Bruno where the only thing th Daringly original and yes, ludicrously filthy!

Il promit de venir. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In press interviews, she promised that “if he has the elemenatles of sticking my name on anything again he’ll get my walking stick in his face and that’ll knock his teeth out.

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As a teenager, Michel believed that suffering conferred dignity on a person. I don’t understand its success at all, that just shows the decadance of France.

Love it but hate “It’s a curious idea to reproduce when you don’t even like life. A lot of this book consists of a tirade of hatred against the author’s dear mama.

Return to Book Page. Houellsbecq is hating fewer people not okay, while hating everyone is fine? As another example, below, the modern world takes on a very dark shadow throughout the book, but nowhere like when he first describes abortion issues. Larticulas could talk about the grimness of their lives as they strive to find meaning and their disappointments pile up into mountains whose shadows suck the sun from their days.


Una lectura que hace pensar y reflexionar a la vez. His characters are unhappy and disfunctional.

Bruno, the older brother, has become a raucously promiscuous hedonist himself, while Michel is an emotionally dead molecular biologist wholly immersed in the solitude of his work. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book as well as the other Houellebecq I read, Platform captures the bleak purposeless of modern life better than almost anything I can think of.

The Elementary Particles

Dec 31, Jessica rated it liked it Shelves: I suppose I agree. And through our increasing needs and desires, we come to view ourselves as separate from each other, dislodged and unconnected spiritually, heightening our anguish. Houellebecq has some interesting observations about how free-market economics have entered into people’s personal lives; having also read Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine in the near past, this resonated rather well.

May 14, lzs rated it it was amazing.