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...
|Main Author:||Houellebecq, Michel,|
|Other Authors:||Stein, Lorin,|
New York :
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
246 pages ; 22 cm
|Edition:||First American edition.|