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T is solved overnight when women are banned from going to work Sex is removed from public life altogether because all women are totally covered from head to foot so even our sex mad main character begins to forget it It s the slow inevitability of it that is the most convincing as though all the population of France gave one enormous Gallic shrug and accepted their fate One would hope this novel is a warning to them not to be so dangerously apathetic in real life We live in interesting times politically Birth rates are collapsing in the western world yet only fringe groups dismissed as alt right are willing to discuss the conseuences of this Few intellectuals are willing to grapple with how we can handle this as a society Houellebec tackles this in an intriguing way by posing the uestion of whether the only way our flaccid decadent and anti natal society can be saved is to submit to a conuering force of foreigners with a culture that is perceived as alien He raises all kinds of uestions along the way does muslim culture actually resembles traditional European Catholic culture so than our modern progressive religion Would the European people actually
be happier under Sharia law than under our progressive consumer law consumer marriage vows and no fault divorces happier under Sharia law than under our consumer law with consumer marriage vows and no fault divorces strongly recommend giving this book a read help develop your understanding of what needs to be done to fix our broken society Excellent This dark novel was recommended to me and hundreds of others of people by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby when he was giving a public lecture about his book on values in Britain Reimagining Britain It s uite a shocker narrated by a French literature academic at the Sorbonne who has many Acuaintances But No Friends but no friends who is sustained by his interest in sex And then as could actually happen one of these years a populist becomes the French president the leader of the Muslim Fraternity Soft words are used as dramatic changes are made to everyday life Women go behind the veil middle aged academics acuire 15 year olds as second and third wives The EU is extended to Muslim countries as the I really enjoyed this book Douglas Murray s Strange Death of Europe mentioned it so I purchased a copy to see what it was all about In turn it got me into Houellebec and I ended up buying Atomised which I also really liked Some people compare this to Orwell s 1984 so buy read it and make up your own mind Very well written by a pessimistic but somehow enchanting author Hie has a number of underlying themes and is clearly very thoughtful and clever. Eps 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 Submission is both a devastating satire and a profound meditation on isolation faith and love It is a startling new work by one of the most provocative and prescient novelists of toda. ,
Why the international infatuation with snug 90 minute cooking and baking shows on TV How will demography affect future elections Why are top universities targets Why do so many people live alone Answers are found in this astonishing treatise on the future of Europe in novel form It follows Fran ois 44 during the run up to and aftermath of the French 2022 Presidential elections won by the suave candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood It has many of the French 2022 Presidential elections won by the suave candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood It has many and roots French during
its Fifth Republic medieval and Catholicism rise and fall of the Roman empire and how 1914 marks Europe s breakawayFifth Republic medieval devotion and Catholicism rise and fall of the Roman empire and how 1914 marks Europe s breakaway its deeply patriarchal traditions starting an erosion of key institutions and family values All this is inconseuential compared to the dominant influence here of Joris Karl Huysmans 1848 1907 whose fame as author of one decadent novel Rebours 1884 lives on today But his complete oeuvre took a then very poor Fran ois seven years to dissect and analyze in a dissertation of almost 900 pages Now a professor at the Sorbonne Fran ois pleasures young women superior food and drink are feeble reflections of Huysmans excesses and debauchery In this 2022 fairy tale Fran ois cites him constantly esp from his later novels And like his source of income and inspiration Fran ois embarks on a pilgrimage Otherwise Fran ois is uite opinionated a moaner about taxes health insurance and France s regional trains He is also lonely his affairs never last out the year a hypochondriac and an agnostic until the moment he finally sees the light and presumably lives happily forever Submission caused uite a stir in France and gained attention elsewhere Only French readers can tell who is real or not in the cast of living politicians academics and poets and the dead romanciers and historians uoted Found it a fantastic tale to re read again and again despite some sandbanks and dry patches when arguments traded went way over my head Houellebec is a lateral thinker brimming with ideas about life as such and wickedly what it may look like sooner or later The novelist Anthony Burgess said back in the seventies that the decline of institutional Christianity in Europe would leave a vacuum which would be filled by Islam This marvellous novel set in the not too distant future is a fictional rendering of this process It concerns a professor of literature at the Sorbonne going through a midlife crisis while all around him France is in political turmoil The coming to power of a President representing the French Muslim Brotherhood is very convincingly depictedas is the slow. 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 nineteenth century novelist Joris Karl Huysmans – has led him nowhere In a late capitalist society where consumerism has become the new rel.
Free read È E-book, or Kindle E-pub õ Michel HouellebecBut determined way in which he then seeks to set about the process of Islamising France There is no angry or hateful rhetoric in the book The acuiescence of the French political and cultural elites to the new order is portrayed calmly and objectively The fictional professor at the heart of the novel who was previously not very interested in either politics or religion slowly adjusts to the changing circumstances Eventually promised both career advancement and the provision of not one but two wives he submits to IslamEssentially this novel is a portrait of a dying and demoralised culture being replaced by a culture that is both vigorous
and ambitious the only criticism i would makeambitious The only criticism I would make the book is that Michel Houellebec does not openly point out the supreme irony
That France A Nation Where Being AnFrance a nation where being an was once a necessary precondition of being made welcome in intellectual circleswhere atheism was a kind of cultural fashion statementwill almost certainly be the first Western European nation to fall under an Islamic dispensation I see a dark humour in all of this So would Anthony Burgess who would have loved this novel The book is a gift so I wait to hear what my friend thinks of it at the end of May I m glad I read it It s very French I don t mind its Frenchness at all in fact it adds to the appeal But I cannot hide the fact I found the book a disappointment There are snippets of what is to come but these are few and far between In hindsight the ournalists of the centre left seemed only to have repeated the blindness of the Trojans History is full of such blindness we see it among the intellectuals politicians and ournalists of the 1930s all of whom were convinced that Hitler would come to see reason There are sounds of distant explosions and gunfire but as he says I see reason There are sounds of distant explosions and gunfire but as he says I struck by my colleagues lack of concern They seemed completely unworried as if none of this had anything to do with them The drip drip drip of encroaching doom is therefore well played out but it is very slow Meanwhile we are subjected to the main character s sexual fantasies and enactments which seem to be the most important thing to him It s interesting the author forecasts Turkey oining the EU which we know about but also Tunisia Algeria and then Egypt When the new regime inevitably takes over he initially appears disinterested until one of his close friends acuires a 40 year old wife for cooking and cleaning and a second 15 year old wife for the other things It s this sexual aspect that inevitably draws him to the new way of life Crime is lower and unemploymen. Igion François is spiritually barren but seeking to fill the vacuum of his existenceAnd he is not alone As the 2022 Presidential election approaches two candidates emerge as favourites 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 swe.