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    'Submission': France in the Hands of Islam

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    Regarded as an enfant terrible of the French literature for his provocative character and sense of humor Michel Houellebecq is one of the most translated and internationally renowned French writers. Tune in to find out more about the new work of the writer.

    An award-winning French novelist Michel Houellebecq has published his sixth novel.

    Entitled Submission the book tells of France being run by a Muslim president. The publication has already sparked a lot of controversy.

    Looking forward discusses the timing of the publication and the way it’s been received with Irene Zaionchek, an expert on literature and translation.

    France, Islam, literature
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