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A wonderful, touching, moving novel,in a beautiful prose.
Although the book has been translated into English, I doubt that a translation can capture all the subtlties of language evoking the various personalities.
Glad I began with the English version as the ethereal prose might have stymied my comprehension in the French edition had I read it first.
Une philosophie inspirante par le biais d'une petite fille originale et d'un distingué monsieur japonais très ouvert à la beauté de l'âme, sans... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Anne-Mélodie
Being French, I wanted to read it.
It was so very appealing to me because I understood the cultural background . Read more
I did not enjoy this book perhaps because I read it too fast. I have lived in France, but that was a long time ago and France was not full of "métèques" or foreigners... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Maria C.
Difficult but worth the effort! Wonderful story told from two points of view, each searching for the meaning of life.Published 12 months ago by Franca P. Gilbert
This is a splendid book - the 'concierge' and all other characters are brilliantly described. I highly recommend it, of course it is best in French.Published 14 months ago by Rabbit
Very nice printed edition. Reading the French version along with the English version. So far I find it very entertaining.Published 14 months ago by Bob Palmer
c' est un livre très èmotionnel et avec un finale forte. Aussi, je suggère egalement, que vous regardezle film , avec de même nom.Published 18 months ago by gabrielsigmundf
I enjoyed this book greatly despite my rusty French. It is a funny thought-provoking character study of two women. Read morePublished 19 months ago by sfw
i was glad to have it at that price, but it was more marked up than I had expected at allPublished 21 months ago by Jasmine Blaise