Saturday, July 18, 2009

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

I have just finished reading "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery. My favorite lines in the book:

"They didn't recognize me," I say. I come to a halt in the middle of the sidewalk, completely flabbergasted.

"They didn't recognize me," I repeat.

He stops in turn, my hand still on his arm.

"It's because they have never seen you," he says. "I would recognize you anywhere."


Jan said...

Beautiful. Elegant. Lovely.

Barbara B. said...

I absolutely LOVED that book!

Ruth Hull Chatlien said...

Never heard of this book, but I really like those lines.

Diane said...

the title of the book sells it, in my opinion. thanks for the little treat!

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