Michel Houellebecq: ‘Am I Islamophobic? Probably, yes’
Michel Houellebecq is the ageing enfant terrible of French literature. His new book imagines a France ruled by Islamists and he has been under 24-hour police protection since the Charlie Hebdo attack. Does he really hate women and Muslims or is he just a twisted provocateur? Interview by Angelique Chrisafis.