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A beautifully written story with real heart; a great cast of characters.
As a read in translation, the book itself is quite "elegant" and much of the precision and humor of the French original comes through quite well.
At times boring, at times bitter, this book had an interesting plot and character development.
I loved this story and characters. it will take at least one more reading before I could say anything intelligent about it. the auto didacts humbled me.Published 1 day ago by beverly
A friend recommended this book, but alas, she is far more intelligent than I,, with a great appreciation of the arts. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Joan Salzmann Slaght
Muriel Barbery has a very unique way of writing and keeping your interest page after page. I savored every reading moment. Highly recommend it. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Gloria Valenzuela
Well written with messages you can relate to, take away with you and use to connect with people. Life's too short. You'll enjoy this one!Published 14 days ago by DAG:)
My second reading. I wondered if it would "hold up" …it did! I've read a lot of reviews of the book by people who sneer at what they see as its light weight philosophy. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Brenda Robertson
Loved this book. Muriel Barberry is a gifted writer. She kept my attention while telling a good story and writing with such skill and grace that it took my breath away at... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Patrice Cosier