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Submission: a novel

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pub. Date:
2015
Language:
English
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In a near-future France, François, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents are dead, and his lifelong obsession--the ideas and works of the novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans--has led him nowhere. In a late-capitalist society where consumerism has become the new religion, François is spiritually barren, but seeking to fill the vacuum of his existence. And he is not alone. As the 2022 Presidential election approaches, two candidates emerge as favorites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and Muhammed Ben Abbes of the nascent Muslim Fraternity. Forming a controversial alliance with the mainstream parties, Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the country is transformed. Islamic law comes into force: women are veiled, polygamy is encouraged and, for François, life is set on a new course.
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9780374271572
9780374714482
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subject_facetFrance -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Political campaigns -- France -- Fiction
Political corruption -- France -- Fiction
Political fiction
Psychological fiction
Religions -- Relations -- Fiction
title_displaySubmission : a novel
title_fullSubmission : a novel / Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein
Submission A Novel
title_shortSubmission
title_suba novel
topic_facetFiction
Literature
Political campaigns
Political corruption
Relations
Religions