Books by Kaouther Adimi (4)


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A Bookshop in Algiers by Kaouther Adimi EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
Description:
In 1936, a young dreamer named Edmond Charlot opened a modest bookshop in Algiers. Once the heart of Algerian cultural life, where Camus launched his first book and the Free French printed propaganda during the war, Charlot's beloved bookshop has been closed for decades, living on as a government lending library. Now it is to be shuttered forever. But as a young man named Ryad empties it of its books, he begins to understand that a bookshop can be much more than just a shop that sells books. A Bookshop in Algiers charts the changing fortunes of Charlot's bookshop through the polit... continue

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Nuestras Riquezas : Una Librería en Argel by Kaouther Adimi ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
Description:
En 1935, Edmond Charlot, un joven de veinte aǫs, regresa a Argel desde Pars̕ con la idea de fundar una librera̕ y una editorial. Su mins︢c︣ula librera̕, que bautiza como Las Verdaderas Riquezas, se convierte en lugar de encuentro de aspirantes a escritores y de figuras como Antoine de Saint-Exupřy y Andr ̌Gide.

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Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
Description:
The powerful English debut of a rising young French star, Our Riches is a marvelous, surprising, hybrid novel about a beloved Algerian bookshop A Library Journal Best Book of the Year Finalist for the PEN Translation Prize Winner of the French American Foundation Prize

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Piedras en el bolsillo by Kaouther Adimi ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
Description:
"Bienaventurados los mansos, porque heredarán la tierra" La narradora se ha ido desde hace unos años de Argel para radicarse en París. Tiene un empleo que permite tener un buen pasar económico, pero, tímida e indecisa, no logra forjar vínculos sólidos. Y pesa en su cabeza la permanente cantilena de su madre: "Ya te estás poniendo vieja; tienes que conseguir un marido antes que sea tarde". Durante sus visitas a Argel le generan rechazo la grosería, el machismo, la miseria, la mediocridad y la desidia; y no... continue
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