The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Friday, April 28, 2017
Muriel Barbery
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
An elegant apartment building in the center of Paris is the setting for this story told through two narrators - concierge Rene Michel and twelve-year-old Paloma Josse - who are both hiding parts of themselves. Their lives are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant, Kakuro Ozu. Written by a philosophy teacher, this novel tackles philosophy, class consciousness, and personal victories in a moving and funny way.  Check our catalog.
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