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Hunting and gathering

Author: Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the captivating, funny, tenderly ironic story of a collection of misfits in contemporary Paris? a near-anorexic artist, a chef, his granny, and a sad-sack aristocrat? who together become something more than the sum of their parts and make for a perfect novel. Camille is doing her best to disappear. She barely eats, works at night as a cleaner, and lives in a tiny attic room. Philibert Marquet de La  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
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Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson
ISBN: 9780099494072 0099494078
OCLC Number: 225617949
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
Description: 474 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Ensemble, c'est tout.
Responsibility: Anna Gavalda ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

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Downstairs in a beautiful, ornate apartment, lives Philibert Marquet de la Durbelliere, a shy, erudite, upper-class man with an unlikely flatmate in the shape of the foul-mouthed but talented chef,  Read more...

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"Enjoyable, well-paced and engaging" -- Lucille Houston * Times Literary Supplement * "Like Amelie, Hunting and Gathering stops at nothing to make the reader feel good. Reading it reminded me of Read more...

 
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