Michel Houellebecq (real name Michel Thomas) is an award-winning French author, filmmaker, and poet, born 26 February 1956. His novels "The Elementary Particles", "Platform" and "Submission" have earned him an international reputation as a sulphurous provocateur, and are also seen as setting a new tone in French literature.
- You get used to terrorist attacks. France will hold on. The French will hold on, without even needing a “sursaut national,” a national pushback reflex. They’ll hold on because there’s no other way, and because you get used to everything. No human force, not even fear, is stronger than habit.