The Elementary Particles
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An international literary phenomenon, The Elementary Particles is a frighteningly original novelâ€"part 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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    • First Edition
    • Nov-2001
    • Vintage
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0375727019
    • ISBN13: 9780375727016
    • Nov-2000
    • Knopf
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0375407707
    • ISBN13: 9780375407703
    • Feb-2001
    • Knopf
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0375412646
    • ISBN13: 9780375412646

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