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The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Houellebecq’s novel The Map and the Territory is written in a darkly ironic style, which is a key characteristic of the author’s works. It tells the story of an artist’s rise to preeminence and subsequent downfall, focusing on the capitalist aspect of the art market and the sexual poverty of the modern man. 

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