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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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Education is 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.

English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. 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.

He tells us about the relationship between his father and his uncle, his grandmother’s way of preferring one over the other, his mom and her sisters whom he grew very fond of whom i grew very fond of!

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Based on theoriginal text, this new translation is notable not only for bringing Feraoun’sclassic to an English-speaking audience but also for presenting the book in itsentirety for the first time in fifty years. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

View all 5 comments. Au sein de fetaoun vie. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Refresh lf try again. It’s been over a month since I read it and yet I still think about it. Fouroulou’s relationship with his father, his two aunts, and his little cousin were incredibly touching. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Feraokn had an interesting stigma, he feels so apart from the rest of his family, who are still impoverished shepherds and at the same time feels such shame when he fails to win the scholarship for the second year.


In many parts of this book, I have found myself holding my hand over my heart. I could not forget the mentality of that community, and how everyone’s moulloud of life depended on what others thought and believed. I have a vague memory of her aqua blue or emerald green turban. Feraoun began writing in his first novel, The Son of the poor.

Adirect response to Albert Camus’ call for Algerians to tell the world their story, “The Poor Man’s Son ” remains after half a centurythe definitive map of the Kabyle soul.

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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.

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I felt grief when Nana died or when khalti went crazy and left without return. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Quel pauvre ce fils du pauvre! I just read and followed the events trying to find out how Fouroulou became a teacher.


I remember my teacher, a 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. When I finished it, however, I could not forget the story.

Let’s dig into Mouloud’s I could not forget all the sadness, and all the determination.

While reading the book, I was not gripped at all by it. Books by Mouloud Feraoun. Then he takes us to his modest house, his gourbi-the hut where his family shares it with his uncle’s.

Want to Read saving…. Life was hard for Fouroulou, but he mohloud pampered, spoiled and loved by his parents and aunts alike as much as the circumstances allows them to.

Le fils du pauvre

Share your thoughts with other customers. It tells the story of a boy growing up in a close-knit village in difficult times. Showing of 2 reviews.

Le fils du pauvre by Mouloud Feraoun. While Feraoun escaped such a moulodu byexcelling in the colonial school system — as a student and, later, as a el. It was by the recommendation of our history teacher that I wasfor the first time in need of reading for Mouloud Feraoun. COOL and prompt service. It was such a sweet, simple account of a young Algerian boy.