Atomised by Vintage Houellebecq

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ABOUT THE BOOK

Half-brothers Michel and Bruno have a mother in common but little else. Michel is a molecular biologist, a thinker, and idealist, a man with no erotic life to speak of and little in the way of human society. Bruno, by contrast, is a libertine, though more in theory than in practice, his endless lust is all too rarely reciprocated. Both are symptomatic members of our atomized society, where religion has given way to shallow 'new age' philosophies and love to meaningless sexual connections. Atomised/(Les Particules elementaires) tells the stories of the two brothers, but the real subject of the novel is in its dismantling of contemporary society and its assumptions, in its political incorrectness, and its caustic and penetrating asides on everything from anthropology to the problem pages of girls' magazines. A dissection of modern lives and loves. By turns funny, acid, infuriating, didactic, touching, and visceral..

BOOK CONDITION SCORE

Spine Pages Cover Total BCS Rating
4/5 3/5 3/5 10/15
Minimal to no crease Minimal to some discoloration. Very little highlights and/or notes. Book jacket might be missing. The cover might be slightly creased Pre-loved: Gently Used

English Edition, Paperback

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Date Uploaded: May 06, 22

No. of Available Stock: 1

₱269.00
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Book Condition Scoring


BOOK CONDITION SCORE
15 12-14 9-11 6-8 1-5
Brand new Pre-loved: Like new Pre-loved: Gently used Pre-loved: Acceptable Pre-loved: Well-read/Ex-library
5 4 3 2 1
Spine Smooth Minimal to no crease Slightly creased, evident that book was
read and finished
Creased, might show signs of
wear/loose
May be warped
Pages Untouched, no discoloration Minimal to no discoloration,
no notes or markings
Minimal to some discoloration.
Very little highlights and/or notes.
May include owner's name
Slightly tanned pages
Limited highlights and/or notes
Some pages are earmarked/loose.
Tanned pages
With highlights and/or notes
but texts are not hidden/obscured. Pages are loose.
Cover Original plastic cover and/or
book jacket is intact
Minor defects, book jacket,
and/or cover are still intact
Book jacket might be missing
The cover might be slightly creased
Cover slightly torn/folded Might be slightly creased or
discolored but still intact.

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