Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

March 23, 2010


There are many pearls in this stunning novel by Muriel Barbery but none more so that the reflection of Mme Michel on reading a Master’s Thesis on William of Ockham: “Given that primates are primarily interested in sex, territory and hierarchy there seems little point in spending time on the prayer life of St. Augustine.” Has she been following Anglican blogs?

1 comment:

Gretchen said...

Indeed. Was she discussing pry-mets? Or, pry-mayts? ;o)