Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Ausweitung der Kampfzone (original 1994; edition 2000)
Whatever by Michel Houellebecq (1994)
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English (1)
No descriptions found.
Just thirty, with a well-paid job, depression and no love life, the narrator and anti-hero par excellence of this grim, funny and clever novel smokes four packs of cigarettes a day and writes weird animal stories in his spare time. A computer programmer by day, he is tolerably content, until, that is, he's packed off with a colleague - the unimaginably ugly, sexually-frustrated virgin Raphael Tisserand - to train provincial civil servants in the use of a new computer system... A painfully realistic portrayal of the vanishing freedom of a world governed by science and by the empty rituals of daily life.
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.