The Elegance of the Hedgehog is a novel by the French novelist and philosophy teacher Muriel Barbery. The book follows events in the life of a concierge. La elegancia del erizo / The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. Buy La Elegancia del Erizo by Muriel Barbery from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

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Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Michael Dirda of The Washington Post complimented Barbery, saying, “Certainly, the intelligent Muriel Barbery has served readers well by giving us the gently satirical, exceptionally winning and inevitably bittersweet Elegance of the Hedgehog. Featuring a number elrgancia erudite characters, The Elegance of the Hedgehog is full of allusions to literary works, music, films, and paintings.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, barvery computer – no Kindle device required. Barbery incorporates several themes into the novel. The Elegance of the Hedgehog The first-edition cover.

Meanwhile, several floors up, twelve-year-old Paloma Josse is determined to avoid the pampered and vacuous future laid out for her, and decides to end her life on her thirteenth birthday. But unknown to them both, the sudden death of one of their privileged neighbors will dramatically alter their lives forever. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


She is introspective, and truly kind, though she tries her best to avoid the inquisition of others. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Showing of 2 reviews. Likewise, she wants to be alone to avoid her tenants’ curiosity. Premio de los Libreros Franceses Mas de 4, de lectores en todo el mundo Mas de un ano en las listas de los mas vendidosLa revelacion del ano.

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She regards her sister’s scholarship as “cold and trivial” and deems her mother’s culture as conventional and useless. Don’t have a Kindle?

Most critics considered Barbery’s narrative presentation to be essayistic; the individual chapters are more akin to essays than fiction, as The New York Times ‘ Caryn James expresses it, “so carefully build[ing] in explanations for the literary and philosophical references elegsncia she seems to be assessing what a mass audience needs”. In the earliest known review, for the Italian newspaper La RepubblicaMaurizio Bono writes that “[t]he formula that made more than half a million readers in France fall in love with [ The Elegance of the Hedgehog ] has, among other ingredients: Visit our Help Pages.

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