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Muriel Barbery

L'élégance du hérisson


Marx change totalement ma vision du monde, m'a déclaré ce matin le petit Pallières qui ne m'adresse d'ordinaire jamais la parole.

Antoine Pallières, héritier prospère d'une vieille dynastie industrielle, est le fils d'un de mes huit employeurs. Dernière éructation de la grande bourgeoisie d'affaires - laquelle ne se reproduit que par hoquets propres et sans vices -, il rayonnait pourtant de sa découverte et me la narrait par réflexe, sans même songer que je puisse y entendre quelque chose. Que peuvent comprendre les masses laborieuses à l'oeuvre de Marx ? La lecture en est ardue, la langue soutenue, la prose sub¬≠tile, la thèse complexe.

Et c'est alors que je manque de me trahir stupidement.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2015
Publisher: Folio
Pages: 416
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070464326
ISBN 10: 2070464326

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L'élégance du hérisson