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Old 18th November 2015, 06:01 PM
In hoc Signo Vinces In hoc Signo Vinces is offline
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Default Submission Novel

Has anyone heard of this new book?

Michel Houllebecq is making waves in Europe with his latest novel. Soumission (Submission) paints a picture of France in the not-too-distant future.

The novel is set in France in 2022, where Ben Abbes, head of an Islamist party, defeats National Front candidate Marine LePen in the national elections to become France’s first Muslim president. The narrator Francois, symbolizing the average Frenchman, gives his reactions to this and other related news items throughout the novel while trying to go about his life, recounting his country’s quiet surrender to Islamic rule. The transformation of French society in a short time comes out in the push for liberalized laws as regards polygamy, French women leaving the workforce in droves, as well as the transformation of the Sorbonne into a Koranic university, among others.

I thought it was very interesting, especially given Ron's eschatology. Anyone else heard of this book?
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Old 18th November 2015, 06:39 PM
Ron Conte Ron Conte is offline
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that book has nothing to do with my eschatology. I am saying that the extremist Muslims invade and conquer Europe in a major war (WW3). I don't believe a Muslim could be elected president of France.
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