The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery
Paperback in Good Condition. Book has a slight lean from previous placement on a shelf, otherwise in Very Good Condition.
In the center of Paris, Renee is the building's concierge. She is short, ugly and cantankerous, but also a lover and student of art, philosophy, music and Japanese culture. Paloma is a super smart 12 year old and the daughter of a tenant who has decided that she will end her life on her 13th birthday. Then a new tenant arrives and things change This was a New York Times bestseller.