Very moving, gloriously, extravagantly filthy and very funny * Independent * Compelling...wrenchingly terrible... Unhealthy and haunting, rich and provocative, Atomised astonishes both as a novel of ideas and as a portrait of a society * Independent * A brave and rather magnificent book * Daily Telegraph * Sheer brilliance...totally mesmerising, energising, infuriating and moving... Compulsory reading * Time Out * A novel which hunts big game while others settle for shooting rabbits -- Julian Barnes * Times Literary Supplement * Destined to become a cult book...a genuine page-turner * Observer * Bullying and brilliant... Atomised is nothing less than a road-rage map of our times * Evening Standard * An extraordinary voice * Observer * Makes you re-examine your beliefs... This is a brave and rather magnificent book * Daily Telegraph *
Michel Houellebecq is a poet, essayist and novelist. He is the author of several novels including The Map and the Territory (winner of the Prix Goncourt), Atomised, Platform, Whatever and Submission. He was awarded the Legion dHonneur in 2019.