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Narrative feature

‘J’adore Michel’

15 January 2015

3:00 PM

15 January 2015

3:00 PM

Michel Houellebecq’s sixth novel, imagining an Islamic government taking power in France in 2022, has been widely assumed to be an act of pure provocation. He is, after all, the author who faced legal trouble after having said in an interview in 2001: ‘La religion la plus con, c’est quand même l’islam.

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