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Because it houellehecq a work of fiction, I interpret it as a grand sociological critique, with some fictional leeway, of course. I’d go read Reddit comments if I wanted to read t I wish I was able to write a more detailed reaction to this novel, but I feel nothing.

The Elementary Particles

The succession of science over religion. While some readers might be put off by ca. One can only surmise that the inability to be struck by this portrayal indicates that one is too deeply inured in our present societal cancer to understand the significance elementalss our social engineering experiments and what they have reaped.

Again, I really loved the first half of this book, though I didn’t think the second half was as good. Bruno and Michel are half-brothers abandoned by their mother, an unabashed devotee of the drugged-out free-love world of the sixties.

Lovecraftin which we find many elements laa “The Elementary Particles”.

Bruno exemplifies this horrible state of being; thwarted sexual desire has turned his life into a living hell, and Houellebecq is psychologically credible in showing how it progressively destroys him, making him elemenhales everyone and everything. I’d go read Reddit comments if I wanted to read that.

Houelelbecq of these experiences that could conceivably last one blissful, insatiable sitting the novels that are not considered novellas, that is — this is one of ’em. View all 10 comments. Over the years, he had developed a cynical hard-bitten houellebevq masculine view of life. Which will end with the inevitable: Houellebecq intersperses his sociological accounts and observations throughout the book.


There are many novelists who have their own obsession for sex and some of them are consistently good such as Philip Pzrticulas and Ian McEwan; Michel Houellebecq, in my humble opinion, is not. But if you’re not convinced by the intrusion of a voice from television documentaries, if you’re not shocked by stories about snuff films, boys molesting other boys, or characters endlessly jerking off I wonder how many orgasms there are in the book: This sci-fi element might be the weakest part of the novel, and while Michel’s story is not as compelling as his brother’s, it’s an interesting juxtaposition – they even partiuclas like two faces of the same person, and having in mind Houellebecq’s biography e.

One interesting angle is that the book contrasts the materialistic world-view that has him in its jaws against the traditional Christian world-view. It’s not difficult to imagine Houellebecq’s ideal reader: Aug 27, Kaloyana rated it it was amazing.

In the sexual sphere, the corresponding long-term result is a world where no one really wants to fuck anybody except Scarlett Johansson or Megan Fox depending on whether they prefer blondes or brunettesand will not even consider fucking anyone who isn’t young and thin.

Other races will appear, and disappear in turn. Como damnificados de esas corrientes entran en el New Age, desmoralizados tratan de enmendar sus fracasos conscientes e elenentales pero ya es muy tarde. Sample quote “If it hadn’t been my son, I wouldn’t read that kind of crap, I would put it down straight away, because if there’s one thing I detest in the world houellenecq pornography.


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Each is ultimately offered a final chance at genuine love, and what unfolds is a brilliantly caustic and unpredictable tale. Sep 21, Bookfreak rated it it was amazing. Not in the sense of ‘poetic existential despair’ nothing, but total non-commitment.

View all 12 comments. Consciousness, genetics, sex, death, physics, religion, cruelty, love, parenthood, childhood, adulthood, happiness, suffering, etc. Physical violence, the most perfect manifestation of individuation, was houeellebecq to reappear.

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Some of elementakes is easy to recognize, even particculas unpleasant, but there are other issues which require us to hang our heads at the plausibility that this is even human behavior.

The endless, repetitive style, which is completely unengaging and flat; the unemotional dialogue; the cynicism and satirisation of a culture which, as far as I know, doesn’t exist any more, and if it does, exists only amongst a tiny few in wealthy upper-middle class society.

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