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A precocious and suicidal 12-year-old, and a fat and comely French concierge with a secret love for philosophy, form an unlikely bond in this smart, witty, and tragic French novel.
The lives of fifty-four-year-old concierge Rene Michel and extremely bright, suicidal twelve-year-old Paloma Josse are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant, Kakuro Ozu.
Number of Pages: 325
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Europa Editions Inc
Author: BARBERY, MURIEL
Street Date: September 2, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-3026