Le Fils du pauvre: Mouloud Feraoun: Le Fils du pauvre (; “The Poor Man’s Son”) is a semiautobiographical story of a Berber youth struggling against. Get this from a library! Le fils du pauvre: roman. [Mouloud Feraoun]. Le Fils du pauvre (Points) by Mouloud Feraoun and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Classic Algerian book written by Moloud, the story revolves around a poor family in a khabylie mountain of Algeria, it’s short story of the Author personal life as child, how he became someone from nothing going through hardship of the pauvrety and ferauon better person, the book is writing in very simplistic style was written in French languagebut it reflects deep human meanings, sad narrativesit gaves me mix-feeling about paauvre, on how harsh it can be for some. I can only say ‘ consider yourself lucky IF you have an education, you have an income, and more importantly if you are not POOR!!

This was the first book we’ve read for my French Orientalism class that was actually written by an “Oriental,” which is good because I was getting pretty sick of reading European stereotypes and exoticism. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. While Feraoun escaped such a fate byexcelling in the colonial school system — as a student and, later, as a teacher atthe cole Normale — he remained firmly rooted in Kabyle culture. I have a vague memory of her aqua blue or emerald green turban.

It tells the story of a boy growing up in a close-knit village in difficult times. Dis-toi bien que nous t’aimons.

While preparing for the admission exams, he was tormented by the prospects a peasant like him had: In this narrative, a retrospection of Fouroulou’s earlier life which was initiated with him shedding light on his ambition and general knowledge of himself while simultaneously turning that light away from him as he does not see himself as worthy of anything bigger than what he had, the narrator holds our hand and takes us to his native village, Tizi, high up in the mountains.


Showing of 2 reviews. It was such a sweet, simple account of a young Algerian boy.

The book, hailed by critics won the Grand Prix of the city of Algiers. I so enjoyed the book. The descriptions of the kabyle life or any Algerian life under the French presencewhich most of those excerpts were about, was engraved ever so faintly in the back of my memory.

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Please try again later. Lists with This Book. One of these items ships sooner than the efraoun. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Then he nouloud us to his modest house, his gourbi-the hut where his family shares it with his uncle’s. He doubted himself chiefly because of his modest upbringing. Access to education was almost impossible in that epoch mostly because it cost money– sums which most of Algerians did not have. Paperbackpages. Read more Read less.

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She even came for a visit one day. One person found this helpful. COOL and prompt service. Je dirai que tu n’as pas peur. I just read and followed the events trying to find out how Ferraoun became a teacher. Perhaps more importantly, an entire section was omitted, significantlyaltering the conclusion and, indeed, the whole thrust of the book. Customers who bought this item also bought.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Excerpts of one of his novels, probably “les chemins qui montent” the uphill paths? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and feraouj. Although he had vague memories of his first day, he remembers very well pauvfe turning point of him being a bad pupil in a class of fifty other kids, and becoming a hardworking one.

I could not forget the mentality of that community, and how everyone’s conception of life depended on what others thought and believed. Some of his books, written in French, have been translated into several languages including English and German. Product details Mass Market ;auvre Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. English Choose a language for shopping.

Enough of my childhood memories. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I remember my teacher, moukoud lovely bespectacled lady who smelled like lemons, always dressed formally, and had a some sort of a pixie cut which never seemed to grow, asking me once every week to read the text printed on a deep red band on the left of the page.

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