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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.
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Nov 13, 2001|
|Number of Pages:||272|
|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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