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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Read more Read less. It was my second year studying French in elementary school, so, even though it took me a second or two to decipher the text, my pronunciation was effortless and smooth for i had a previous knowledge of the language thanks to all those cartoon channels i was constantly wired to. While preparing for the admission exams, pavure was tormented by the prospects a peasant like him had: One of these items ships sooner than the other.

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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.

To ask other readers questions about Le fils du pauvreplease sign up. Let’s dig into Mouloud’s Telle est la vie que je te propose. Books by Mouloud Feraoun. Education moluoud so necessary in being able to move up in the world, which by the way is a French-colonized world that he has no say in. I could not forget all the sadness, and all the determination.


A success after another, Fouroulou applies for l’Ecole Normale to become a teacher. It was such a sweet, simple account of a young Algerian boy.

I won’t lieI thought it was a boring story which had taken place years ago in a village erecting on a forgotten hillbut I did not expect it to muoloud so deep. While reading the book, I was not gripped at all by it. Preview — Le fils du pauvre by Mouloud Feraoun. I believe that mouloud Feraounthrough the playful anagram was pointing at himself and wasn’t just di character from his fertile imagination.

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. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Also reading the account of hi I loved this book! It’s been over a month since I read it and yet I still think about it.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Write a customer review. Pavure, he provides occasional descriptions of how their daily lives went: Also reading the account of him going to school and all his ambivalence in that area was really interesting.

Nonetheless, itis this version by which the book is known to this day in French. Paperbackpages.

Une enfance et une adolescence dans une famille Kabyle, pendant l’entre-deux-geurres. This book gives a good insight into life in Kabylie during colonization.


Trivia About Le fils du pauvre. Perhaps more importantly, an entire section was omitted, significantlyaltering the conclusion and, indeed, the whole thrust of the book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

This book was my seconde Mouloud Feraoun’s work the book is an autobiography of the writer this book immerse you in the daily life of the tils region with it all emotions from sadness till happiness it tells the story of the young mouloud alias Fouroulo and his familly and the hardship of life at mountainous rural region i really loved this book cause i discovered the face and the daily life of the kabyle pxuvre and especially the childhood of one of my favourit writers Mouloud Feraoun.

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COOL and prompt service. He tells us dh his aunt’s jealousy of him being the only son in the whole family of girls. I loved the family life and community described in this little book, especially Fouroulou’s relationship with his aunts, who had a pretty tragic ending.

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View all 6 comments. Buy the selected items together This item: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Please try again later. This is an important work for Algerian Francophone literature.