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The elegance of the hedgehog / Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

Barbery, Muriel, 1969- (Author). Anderson, Alison. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781933372600
  • ISBN: 1933372605
  • ISBN: 9781442022768
  • ISBN: 1442022760
  • ISBN: 9781906040185
  • ISBN: 1906040184
  • ISBN: 9781906040208
  • ISBN: 1906040206
  • ISBN: 9781906040161
  • ISBN: 1906040168
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2008 ;

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the French.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Awards Note:
French Booksellers Prize, 2007
Brive-la-Gaillarde Reader's Prize, 2007
Prix du Rotary International
Subject: Apartment concierges > France > Paris > Fiction.
Apartment dwellers > France > Paris > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Apartment concierges.
Apartment dwellers.
Apartment concierges > France > Fiction.
Apartment dwellers > France > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
France > Paris.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Novela francesa > Siglo XXI > Traducciones al espaƱol.
Humorous fiction.
Fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Humorous fiction.