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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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Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Retrieved 27 October Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. She keeps two diaries, one called “Journal of the Movement of the World” to record her observations of the world around her, and the other called “Profound Thoughts” to record her many and wide-ranging reflections on art, poetry, people and herself.

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The changes of narrator are marked by switches of typeface. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Amazon Business Service for business customers. 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.


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I was interested in exploring the bearing philosophy could really erio on one’s life, and how. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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That’s where the desire to anchor philosophy to a story, a work of fiction, was born: The Elegance of the Hedgehog Paperback. Retrieved from ” https: Renee is the concierge of a grand Parisian apartment building, home to members of the great and the good.

Share your thoughts with other customers. La elegancia del erizo Spanish Edition. A week after the novel was published in the United Kingdom, The Guardian ran an article about French best-sellers published in English, focusing on The Elegance of the Hedgehog.


Dismayed by elsgancia privileged people around her, she decides that life is meaningless, and that unless she can find something worth living for, beyond the “vacuousness of erlzo existence”, [2] she will commit suicide on 16 June, her thirteenth birthday. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Europa is an independent press based in Italy and New York, which focuses on translated works.

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Write a customer review. Views Read Edit View history. Other characters developed by Barbery in the novel include Kakuro Ozu, the cultured Japanese businessman, and Manuela, a Portuguese cleaner.

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