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Serotonin

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
Penguin presents the audio edition of Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq.

The most important French book of the year.

Dissatisfied and discontent, Florent-Claude Labrouste begrudgingly works as an engineer for the Ministry of Agriculture and is in a self-imposed dysfunctional relationship with a younger woman. When he discovers her ongoing infidelity, he decides to abandon his life in Paris and return to the Normandy countryside of his youth. There he contemplates lost loves and past happiness as he struggles to embed himself in a world that no longer holds any joy for him.

His only relief comes in the form of a pill - white, oval, small. Captorix is a new brand of antidepressant, recently released for public consumption, which works by altering the brain's release of serotonin. With social unrest intensifying around him, and his own depression deepening, Florent-Claude turns to this new medication in the hope that he will find something to live for.

Written by one of the most provocative and prophetic novelists of his generation, Serotonin is at once a devastating story of solitude, longing and individual suffering and a powerful criticism of modern life.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Serotonin: A Novel
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
ISBN: 0-374-26102-4 / 978-0-374-26102-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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September 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
ISBN: 1-78515-223-8 / 978-1-78515-223-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
ISBN: 1-78515-224-6 / 978-1-78515-224-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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Audio Editions

September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

November 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Serotonin: A Novel
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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September 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Serotonin
Author(s): Michel Houellebecq
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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