Ce que le jour doit à la nuit – Yasmina Khadra

Ce que le jour doit à la nuit - Yasmina Khadra Au coeur d’une Algérie coloniale décimée par la guerre, le narrateur Younès partage à travers un récit rétrospéctif la fresque émouvante de sa vie. Il décrit avec émotion le tiraillement qu’il a ressenti lorsque l’extrême pauvreté de sa petite famille l’épargna en lui octroyant …

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Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A dive into the cultural and political heritage of Nigeria, a striking realism emanating from the characters at all times, the depth of family bonds, this is what Purple Hibiscus is about in a nutshell. I had heard about this novel a few months ago on Anne Bogel's "What should I read next?" podcast but …

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Sally Rooney – Conversations with friends

Believing that this is a debut novel is almost impossible. This book was recommended to me by one of the bookish podcasts I usually listen to and I couldn't be happier to have read it. Sally Rooney's writing style instantly uncovers her undoubtable talent at combining beautifully crafted metaphors with the simplicity of adequate, necessary …

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The Stationery shop – Marjan Kamali

Beautiful prose, sprinkles of poetry, bookworm characters, a heartwarming love story, what else? The Stationery shop is one of those stories that make you believe finishing a wonderful book can make your day. The story is set in 1950s Iran, amidst the political uprisings and the seemingly tense atmosphere of Tehran. Roya, the dreamy and …

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Book reviews according to language

Français: Zabor ou les psaumes - Kamel DaoudPetit traité sur l'immensité du monde - Sylvain Tesson Le prophète - Khalil GibranComme un chant d'espérance - Jean d'Ormesson Les identités meurtrières - Amin Maalouf Le portrait de Dorian Gray - Oscar WildeLe monde de Sophie - Jostein Gaarder Ce que le jour doit à la nuit …

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