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Muriel Barbery Message Board 1/1/2012
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog
The story is about a woman who works as a concierge in a building full of very rich people in Paris. Madam Michel, Renee, is a middle aged woman and she works as concierge for some very rich and nasty people at 7 Rue de Grenelle, Paris. She hides the fact that she is very smart and that she reads a lot by playing dumb, being very grumpy and refusing to get in close contact with any of her bourgeois employers. She comes form a very poor and uneducated fam...