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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This dualperspective only enhanced his view, often brutally, of the ravages on flis country bypoverty, colonial rule, and a world war that descended on Algeria like a greatstorm.

Open Preview See a Problem? Preview — Le fils du pauvre by Mouloud Feraoun. It’s been over a month since I read it and yet I still think about it.

Le fils du pauvre

It tells the story of a boy growing up in a close-knit village in difficult times. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When I finished it, however, Pavre could not forget the story.

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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nonetheless, itis this version by which the book is known to this day in French.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He tells us about the paths you have to hike, the scattered houses here and there, and the life in the mkuloud.


Life was hard for Fouroulou, but he was pampered, spoiled and loved by his parents feraojn aunts alike as much as the circumstances allows them to. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This embattled society, and Feraoun’sunique position within it, became the raw material for “The PoorMan’s Son. Paperbackpages.

He was scared, but his father’s words by the end reassured him and gave him the push he needed to become who he wanted to be. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase.

Throughout, he provides occasional descriptions of how their daily lives went: Classic Algerian book written by Moloud, the story revolves around a poor family in a khabylie mountain of Algeria, it’s short story of the Author personal life as child, how he became someone from nothing going through hardship of the pauvrety and became better person, the book is writing in very simplistic style was written in French languagebut it reflects deep human meanings, sad narrativesit gaves me mix-feeling about life, on how harsh it can be for some.

Also reading the account of him going to school and all his ambivalence in that area was really interesting. There is lesson to be learned pauvrf this little meaningful and sad story.

Perhaps oe importantly, an entire section was omitted, significantlyaltering the conclusion and, indeed, the whole thrust of the book. I just read and followed the events trying to find out how Fouroulou became a teacher. 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 be so deep.


Le fils du pauvre by Mouloud Feraoun

Write a customer review. Like the autobiographical hero of this, his classic first novel, Mouloud Feraoun grew up in the rugged Kabyle region of French-controlled Algeria, where the prospects for most Muslim Berber men were limited to shepherding oremigrating to France for factory work. While reading the book, I was not gripped at all by it. Page oe of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Also reading the account of hi I loved this book! Quel pauvre ce fils du pauvre! Excerpts of one of his novels, probably “les chemins qui montent” the uphill paths?

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I loved this book! Aside from the general image of life up there in the mountains, Fouroulou speaks of his school journey. Add both to Cart Add both to List. While preparing for the admission exams, he was tormented by the prospects a peasant like him had: I loved that little Fouroulou!