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Possibility of an Island

«Takes you by the throat and shakes you. A bracing mix of visionary Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh at his cruellest, and ranting John Osborne, THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISLAND is a charging bull in the china shop of modern fiction»

TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

The new novel from the bestselling, highly acclaimed and always controversial author of Atomised. Les mer

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The new novel from the bestselling, highly acclaimed and always controversial author of Atomised.

Detaljer

Forlag
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
432
ISBN
9780753821183
Utgivelsesår
2006
Format
20 x 13 cm

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«Takes you by the throat and shakes you. A bracing mix of visionary Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh at his cruellest, and ranting John Osborne, THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISLAND is a charging bull in the china shop of modern fiction»

TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

«THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISLAND is above all an aesthetic achievement. For this, Houellebecq should win the Prix Goncourt that polemics and personalities have made so elusive»

SCOTSMAN

«His deftly constructed novel is a bleak comment on contemporary society, at times funny, brutal and revolting»

THE ECONOMIST

«An exhilarating writer....in a class of his own»

LITERARY REVIEW

«There is no doubt that he is a writer who deserves the serious attention that he is now receiving»

THE TIMES

«Provocative and satisfying fiction»

HERALD

«The novel is essential reading for anyone concerned with the state of either contemporary fiction or the contemporary world»

DAILY MAIL

«There are passages of irresistible black humour, savage condemnation and genuine (and surprising) sentiment»

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

«If you liked ATOMISED and PLATFORM, you'll love THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISLAND ... the most talented of current French writers»

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

«It will sicken you, reduce you to laughter and stun you with its savage directness, but it will always leave you thinking»

SPAIN MAGAZINE

«Europe's most inflammatory writer»

INDEPENDENT

«Reading Houellebecq is like being caught up in a tropical storm: you are blown away by the ferocity of his imagination»

OBSERVER

«Houellebecq keeps us listening, even when we know we should leave.»

THE INDEPENDENT

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