This was a great fucking book
>dat character building
>dat world building
>dat poli-sci tension
>I will have nothing to mourn
What is Houellebecq's masterwork prior to this?
and his publisher was blessed
This. Although I think he ripped off Vidal's Messias, but his one is actually better.
Are you suggesting that OP is a viral marketer, or that with Islam being in its current state and the whole refugee crisis they have a lot of work on their hands shipping him around for interviews.
How long does it typically take for the price to drop on new French books? I'm not paying £15 for this shit.
OP, of the three I've read so far I'd rank them: The Elementary Particles > Platform > Extension of the Struggle.
I've also read that Boualem Sansal's 2084, which was also published last year, covers a similar theme to Submission and does it better.
I thought the official translation by Lorin Stein (Editor of The Paris Review) was great. I had to read it in translation sadly enough.
If you are interested in translated epubs here they are. BTdigg has collections of the original french works. http://www1.zippyshare.com/v/59328393/file.html