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Michel Houellebecq

La possibilité d'une île


"Roman d'anticipation autant que de mise en garde. La possibilité d'une île est aussi une réflexion sur la puissance de l'amour. Vite vient l'envie de comparer sa propre lecture à celle des autres. S'il est des livres que l'on a envie de garder pour soi, il n'en est décidément rien avec ceux de Houellebecq, comme s'ils offraient, à chaque fois, la possibilité d'une confrontation", Franck Nouchi - Le Monde. "Ce roman vous ébranle profondément. C'est la force visionnaire d'un Aldous Huxley et la cruauté d'un Evelyn Waugh. Un taureau enragé dans le magasin de porcelaine de la fiction contemporaine", David Coward - Times Literory Supplement. "Michel Houellebecq fait là du grand art tant son écriture est honnête, précise, crue et vraie. Au-delà des thèses sur la fin des religions ou le rêve d'un Homme Nouveau, il s'agit surtout d'un livre sur la peur", Volker Weidermann - Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2013
Publisher: Flammarion
Pages: 446
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782290069905
ISBN 10: 2290069906

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La possibilité d'une île