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The main character in this book gives us a cynical diatribe against sexual and economical liberalism, wherein men and women are painted as disgusting, decrepit adolescents. Read morePublished on Feb. 3 2004 by Luc REYNAERT
He writes well about people feeling isolated and misunderstood
in the world. I will give him that. But this book hardly lives
up to The Elementary Particles. Read more
We live in a world in which there are no more links. We're just particles. It's a simple metaphor.
What could be sadder than someone who... Read more
I've read this little novella twice, both in fits of insomnia, while lamenting the loss of my girlfriend. Read morePublished on March 31 2001 by Z. Liu
The cover art is horrible. The title doesn't fit. And the writing is just plain bad. Douglas Coupland does a much better job on the subject of alienation in modern society -- and... Read morePublished on Feb. 9 2001 by Troy McCullough
It's the shout of a weary man crying for help, disguising it as "black humour". It is not a "deeply philosophical novel" - of course it has some reality-driven... Read morePublished on Nov. 29 2000 by Andrea
When I read a book, I expect to have fun, or to feel emotions. Perhaps I am a fan of Ovid, who describes beautiful and seductive ladies.
What about Houellebecq? Read more