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The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery

The Elegance of the Hedgehog - 'Muriel Barbery',  'Alison Anderson (Translator)'

What is life for? And how should we live? Muriel Barbery’s The Elegance of the Hedgehog revolves around these two questions through two characters who live in the same apartment building. Paloma Josse, at 12, thinks she has discovered life’s racket and makes plans to avoid her fate. Renée Michel, the building’s concierge, has been hiding her intelligence from everyone in her life, disappearing into a stereotype to avoid notice. Nothing would have changed if Kakuro Ozu hadn’t moved in upstairs and upset the status quo...


Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review consideration.