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  • With Atomised, you could see that Houellebecq was headed for greatness. With Platform he has attained it. The book is a stunning achievement

    Evening Standard
  • Reading Houellebecq is never deflating; it is, rather, a source of constant inspiration and delight. Would that we could produce his like in England

  • A brilliant novel

    Anita Brookner
  • Michel Houellebecq has put contemporary French literature back on the map in a way not seen since Camus

    David Sexton, Evening Standard
  • There is something new and rare here, a genuinely unsettling wit with a terrible tang of truth

    Sunday Telegraph

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