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"La possibilité d'une île" de Michel Houellebecq

La possibilité d’une île / Michel Houellebecq. –  Paris : Fayard, 2005. – ISBN: 2-213-62547-6

Extrait, page 9:

Soyez les bienvenus dans la vie éternelle, mes amis.

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Books - Suggestions

Venice Film Review: 'Near Death Experience'

In some sense, all of anarchic French duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern’s films are road movies: In “Aaltra,” “Louise-Michel,” “Mammuth” and “Le Grand Soir,” misfit characters split with society, veer off into the wilderness and wreak black-comedy havoc. 664 more words


On Modern Racism

Our modern lives are strongly related to technology and the transformation of information, that is, the way we handle information and the value we have come to give information as a strategic asset of all sorts. 2,146 more words

Contemporary Culture

An authentically modern country (Michel Houellebecq)

At no moment in human history does growing old seem to have been a pleasure cruise; but, in the years preceding the disappearance of the species, it had manifestly become atrocious to the point where the level of voluntary deaths, prudishly renamed departures by the public-health bodies, was nearing 100 percent, and the average age of departure, estimated at sixty across the entire globe, was falling toward fifty in the most developed countries.

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What I could no longer stand was laughter (Michel Houellebecq)

My attraction to film as a medium—i.e., a dead medium, as opposed to what they pompously called at the time a living spectacle—had undoubtedly been the first sign in me of a disinterest in, even a disgust for, the general public—and probably for mankind in general.

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A Clip from The Kidnapping Of Michel Houellebecq

Michel Houellebecq is always performing Michel Houellebecq.


Unspeakable behaviour, of the very best kind: Ten fictional artists

“Tell me this,” says a character in Don DeLillo’s novel, Falling Man: “What kind of painter is allowed to behave more unspeakably, figurative or abstract?” 1,178 more words