Books - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Renee is the concierge of a grand Parisian apartment block on the Left Bank. To the residents she is honest, reliable and uncultured – an ideal concierge. But Renee has a secret. Beneath this conventional façade she is passionate about culture and the arts and so much more knowledgeable than her self-centred employers. Dramatic change is about to come to 7, Rue de Grenelle altering the course of Renee’s life forever.