About the Book

The Possibility of an Island

by Michel Houellebecq

A worldwide phenomenon and the most important French novelist since Camus, Michel Houellebecq now delivers his magnum opus–a tale of our present circumstances told from the future, when humanity as we know it has vanished.

Surprisingly poignant, philosophically compelling, and occasionally laugh-out-loud funny, The Possibility of an Island is at once an indictment, an elegy, and a celebration of everything we have and are at risk of losing. It is a masterpiece from one of the world’s most innovative writers.

The Possibility of an Island
by Michel Houellebecq

  • Publication Date: May 8, 2007
  • Genres: Dystopian Fiction
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 0307275213
  • ISBN-13: 9780307275219