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: Purple Hibiscus in a nutshell. Little did I expect to be so captivated by the story that I wouldn’t be able to put it down for two days until …

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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 DaoudMeursault, contre-enquête - Kamel DaoudConfidences à Allah - Saphia Azzedine Les vies de papier - Rabih Alammedine Courrier de nuit de Hoda BarakatLa civilisation, ma mère...! - Driss ChraïbiPetit traité sur l'immensité du monde - Sylvain Tesson Le prophète - Khalil GibranLe sable et l'écume - Khalil GibranComme …

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