• "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