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

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

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The life of elves
Title
The life of elves
Statement of responsibility
by Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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.--Amazon
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Summary
Two girls from France and Italy who possess uncanny respective abilities to communicate with nature and perform music at a preternatural level come into contact with magical and malevolent forces before meeting each other in world-changing ways
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Character
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10466894
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1969-
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Barbery, Muriel
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anderson, Alison
  • Barbery, Muriel
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True
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  • Elves
  • Girls
Target audience
adult
Label
The life of elves, by Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn913499954
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781609453152
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913499954
Label
The life of elves, by Muriel Barbery ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn913499954
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781609453152
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913499954

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