The Resource Submission, Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein

Submission, Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein

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Submission
Title
Submission
Statement of responsibility
Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Translator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Houellebecq, Michel
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2668.O77
LC item number
S6813 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stein, Lorin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle-aged men
  • Midlife crisis
  • Religions
  • Political campaigns
  • Political corruption
  • France
Label
Submission, Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Jacket
  • Translation of: Soumission
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780374271572
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015949676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
in9013759736
Label
Submission, Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Lorin Stein
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Jacket
  • Translation of: Soumission
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780374271572
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015949676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
in9013759736

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