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The elegance of the hedgehog

Barbery, Muriel, 1969-
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  • Creator Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Europa Editions, 2008 ;
  • Physical Details 325 p. ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9781933372600, 1933372605, 9781442022768, 1442022760
  • OCLC ocn244250416

Summary

  • The lives of fifty-four-year-old concierge Rene Michel and extremely bright, suicidal twelve-year-old Paloma Josse are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant, Kakuro Ozu

Notes

"2007 French booksellers prize"--P. [4] of cover.
Translated from the French.
Translated from the French.

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Contents

  • Marx (Preamble): 1. Whosoever Sows Desire - 2. The Miracles of Art - Camellias: 1. An Aristocrat - 2. On Wars and Colonies - 3. The Poodle as Totem - 4. Refusing the Fight - 5. In a Sorry State - 6. Homespun Cowls - 7. In the Confederate South - 8. Prophet of the Modern Elite - 9. Red October - 10. A Cat Called Roget - 11. The Rebellion of the mongolian Tribes - 12. Phantom Comedy - 13. Eternity - 14. When of a Sudden, Old Japan - 15. The Rich Man's Burden - 16. Constitution's Spleen - 17. A Partridge's Ass - 18. Ryabinin - On Grammar: 1. Infinitesimal - 2. In a Moment of Grace - 3. Beneath the Skin - 4. Break and Continuity - 5. A Pleasant Impression - 6. Wabi - Summer Rain: 1. Clandestine - 2. The Great Work of Making Meaning - 3. Beyond Time - 4. Spider's Webs - 5. Of Lace and Frills and Flounces - 6. Just a Trim - 7. The Vestal Virgin in Her Finery - 8. Saints Alive - 9. Dull Gold - 10. What Congruence? - 11. Existence Without Duration - 12. A Wave of Hope - 13. Tiny Bladder - 14. How Much for One Roll? - 15. A Very Civilized Noble Savage - 16. And Then - 17. A New Heart - 18. Gentle Insomnia - Paloma: 1. Terribly Sharp - 2. For All Its Invisibility - 3. The Just Crusade - 4. The First Principle - 5. The Antipodes - 5. Baby Porpoise - 7. Deep Blue - 8. Contented Little Sips - 9. Sanae - 10. Dark Clouds - 11. Rain - 12. Sisters - 13. In the Pathways of Hell - 14. From Passageway to Pathway - 15. His Shoulders Soaked with Sweat - 16. Something Must Come to an End - 17. The Travails of Dressing Up - 18. Flowing Water - 19. They Shimmer - 20. Gagauz Tribes - 21. All Those Cups of Tea - 22. Meadow Grass - 23. My Camellias

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