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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Hardcover – 1 Sep 2001

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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group; First American Edition edition (Sept. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 037541309X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375413094
  • Product Dimensions: 11.7 x 2.6 x 19.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 43 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,004,293 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An unexpected miracle-a delicate, and often hilarious, tale." "--Los Angeles Times Book Review"
"A funny, touching, sly and altogether delightful novel . . . about the power of art to enlarge our imaginations." --"The" "Washington Post Book World
" "Poetic and affecting. . . . The descriptions of life in this strangest of times and places are so riveting that the reader longs for more." "--The New York Times Book Review"
"[A] thrilling and . . . truly great work. . . . [A] richly complex fable." --"San Francisco Chronicle Book Review"
"Gives the rest of the world a glimpse into that dark place where the human spirit continues, against all odds, to shine its light." "--The Boston Globe"
"A wonderful novel . . . formed by detailed layering and exquisite craftsmanship, like a beautifully tailored garment." --"The Chicago Tribune"
"Poignant, humorous, and romantic." --"The New York Times"
"Seduces readers into its world. . . . [A] very wise little story of love and illusion." --"The Philadelphia Inquirer" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Here is one of those rare novels, so captivatingly original, so absurdly funny, surprising and moving, that it crosses all boundaries. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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