The Elementary Particles

The Elementary Particles
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Paperback, Vintage Books USA, 2001, ISBN # 0375727019

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An international literary phenomenon, The Elementary Particles is a frighteningly original novelpart Marguerite Duras and part Bret Easton Ellis-that leaps headlong into the malaise of contemporary existence.

Bruno and Michel are half-brothers abandoned by their mother, an unabashed devotee of the drugged-out free-love world of the sixties. Bruno, the older, has become a raucously promiscuous hedonist himself, while Michel is an emotionally dead molecular biologist wholly immersed in the solitude of his work. Each is ultimately offered a final chance at genuine love, and what unfolds is a brilliantly caustic and unpredictable tale.

Translated from the French by Frank Wynne.

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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publish Date: Nov 13, 2001
ISBN-13: 9780375727016
ISBN-10: 0375727019
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.0 x 5.2 x 0.6
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