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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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Visit our Help Barrbery. She understands many facets of the world that are unseen by others, and deeply understand the way the world works, and the many perils and pitfalls of adulthood and the many hypocrisies of modern society, and therefore resolves in not an all melodramatic way, to commit suicide. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Elegance of the Hedgehog Paperback.

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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 of erudite characters, The Elegance of the Hedgehog is full of bwrbery to literary works, music, films, and paintings.

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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. Dismayed by the privileged people around her, she decides that life is meaningless, and that unless she can find something worth living for, beyond the “vacuousness of bourgeois existence”, [2] she will commit suicide on 16 June, her thirteenth birthday.

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Moving and hilarious, this unusual novel became the top-selling book in France in with sales of overcopies to-date. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She has never been to college because she considers herself to always have been poor, discreet, and of no significance. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


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Showing of 2 reviews. Le FigaroDiversion, ligereza y un cuento filosofico. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I was interested in exploring the bearing philosophy could really have on one’s life, and how. Retrieved 27 October Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

First released in August by Gallimardthe novel became a publishing success in France the following year, selling over two million copies. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The French Voice program extended help to Gallimard in the translation of the novel to other languages and publication outside France.

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