3.5 stars on this one.
The concierge and a 12 year old tenant of a posh Parisian apartment building go through a transformative couple of months through a study of philosophy and especially after the appearance of a wise Japanese man
When this book started off I was a little put off. It seemed a little too pleased and clever for itself. I also have a hard time buying overly mature,improbably knowing children. But the book evolved into something quite affecting and genuine.
The reading on the audio was great.