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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When all is said – Anne Griffin

A very special book. When All is said is one of those books that profoundly moves you until you have no choice but to become attached to the characters. Anne Griffin tells the story of an old man named Maurice, who raises a toast to the five people who meant the most to him throughout …

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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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