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The book also includes vague thoughts on the market of sexual encounters, where the liberation of both males and females has lead to a matchmaking disasterhow can one find a match when one’s always moving and eternally unattractive? I guess I am not young enough, disaffected enough or caustic enough to appreciate this, that said with no idea of the French literary scene I will have to accept that it deserves its place on the list for inspiring a whole new generation of writers heres hoping I never have to read them I will have to re-read this book again and again.

The problem with first person narrators is that if you are spending time inside the head of a character you don’t like it makes the whole book rather unpleasant experience.

After all the original French title is Extension du domaine de la luttewhich I’m pretty sure doesn’t translate to “Whatever. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

I could say it kind of reminds me of ‘Fight Club’, but that would be a lie. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Here, he lacks both, and this simply reads like a bratty, elitist screed with more than a tinge of misogyny. There was no way out, for sure. There was enough to fuel conversations afterwards, but I didn’t identify much with the misogynist protagonist. Such a life has not been granted me Showing of 2 reviews. Whatever–that’s a good title.


I ended up switching back to English when I could no longer tell if I more wanted to kill myself or the narrator. But he fails to entice in this, his first novel.

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I was really attracted to the idea of a year-old black comedy novella winning the Prix Goncourt, the French Pulitzer, in I liked the beginning, how the character tried to keep away from everything that implies living a little or how cynic or even more than that he is. Un embole, para tedio ya tengo mi vida. In ve, with Houellebecq you get a whole social analysis on top of it, on neoliberalism and the commercialization of our society.

If this is a vaunted literary classic in France, I’m glad I’m I was really attracted to the idea of a year-old black comedy novella winning the Prix Goncourt, the French Pulitzer, in Lovecraft, he brought out his first novel Extension du domaine de la lutte in Here you get the detached main character as he works in the computer world ampliqcion all of this is much better in his later work.


L’abbruttimento morale dek un giovane impiegato. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Poor writing and sexist. Everyone else should avoid it as if it was a visit to the in-laws where one them is a dentist. I mean, this book is like the quintessence of how French intellectualoids must think, or at least the words they use.

Ampliacion del campo de batalla

Cynicism, nihilism, and pessimism in general dsl wasted on me. But if you read it twice, he really isn’t. His works though, particularly Atomised, have received high praise from the French literary intelligentsia, with generally positive international critical response, Having written poetry and a biography of the horror writer H.

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Ampliación del campo de batalla by Michel Houellebecq (2 star ratings)

The “animal fables” were not fables, just animal mouthpieces reciting college sophomore-level philosophy that probably sounds pretty deep when you’re really high.

I don’t understand him nor I find his life philosophy so intriguin French kissing? It’s that this bile is the sole reason for this book.

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