Europa Editions: September 2008
The international bestseller that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
is a moving, funny, atmospheric novel that exalts the quiet victories of the inconspicuous among us.
We are in an elegant h tel particulier in the center of Paris. Ren e, the building's concierge, is short, ugly, and plump. She has bunions on her feet. She is cantankerous and addicted to television soaps. Her only genuine attachment is to her cat, Leo. In short, she is everything society expects from a concierge at a bourgeois building in a posh Parisian neighborhood. But Ren e ... View More...