The Resource The life of elves, Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson

The life of elves, Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson

Label
The life of elves
Title
The life of elves
Statement of responsibility
Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A moving and deeply felt homage to the power of nature and art by one of the world's most beloved authors. Maria lives in a remote village in Burgundy, where she learns that she has a gift for communicating with nature. Hundreds of miles away in Italy, Clara discovers that she possesses a stunning musical genius and is sent from the countryside to Rome to develop her preternatural abilities. Barbery's The Life of the Elves tells the story of two children whose extraordinary talents will bring them into contact with magical worlds and malevolent forces. If, against all odds, they can be brought together, their meeting may shape the course of history. Seven years after the publication of her international bestseller, The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery returns with a lyrical novel about the quest for enchantment in a world that seems to have forgotten such a thing ever existed. With its cast of unforgettable characters, each fighting to preserve a sense of enchantment, The Life of the Elves is a poetic meditation on art, nature, dreams, and the role of the imagination
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barbery, Muriel
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2662.A6523
LC item number
V5413 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elves
  • Girls
  • Good and evil
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Magic
  • Music
  • France
  • Italy
Label
The life of elves, Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4631118
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609453206
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
a71444fe-7093-4702-82b5-984224a0d09e
System control number
(OCoLC)934797268
Label
The life of elves, Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4631118
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609453206
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
a71444fe-7093-4702-82b5-984224a0d09e
System control number
(OCoLC)934797268

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