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Recommended books (7)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Africa Challenge were written by authors from algeria. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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A Bookshop in Algiers by Kaouther Adimi EN

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Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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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
Recommended: 15 Nov 2022

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Ce que le jour doit à la nuit by Yasmina Arcady FR

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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Roman d'amour. Roman historique.
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Recommended: 03 Jan 2018

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In The Name of God by Yasmina Khadra EN

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Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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Imagine becoming accustomed to terror on a daily basis. Imagine finding it normal to betray your neighbor. Imagine your worst fears being replaced by complacency, your natural compassion by cold indifference. "In the Name of God illustrates the way evil can become a part of everyday life. And it is the story of Algeria today.
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Recommended: 01 Nov 2022

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Les jardins du roi

Les jardins du roi : Oufkir, Hassan II et nous by Fatéma Oufkir FR

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Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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En 1991, Fatéma Oufkir et ses enfants recouvrent la liberté, après dix-neuf ans d'une détention inique. Leur crime ? Avoir eu pour mari et pour père le général Oufkir, ministre de l'Intérieur marocain, " suicidé " en 1972 à l'issue d'un putsch manqué contre le roi Hassan Il. Un destin qu'était loin d'imaginer l'adolescente Fatéma, lorsque, dans les années 50, ce jeune Officier, farouche partisan de l'indépendance, la demanda en mariage. Après l'accession au trône de Mohammed V, Fatéma devient l'une des personnalités choyées de la cour, en tant qu'épouse d'un des plus grands serviteurs de l'Eta... continue

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Meursault, contre-enquête by Kamel Daoud FR

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Algeria flag Algeria
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Il est le frère de "l'Arabe" tué par un certain Meursault dont le crime est relaté dans un célèbre roman du XXe siècle. Soixante-dix ans après les faits, Haroun redonne un nom et une histoire à Moussa, mort par hasard sur une plage d'Alger trop ensoleillée. Soir après soir, dans un bar d'Oran, le vieillard rumine sa solitude, sa colère contre les hommes qui ont tant besoin d'un dieu, son désarroi face à un pays qui l'a déçu. Etranger parmi les siens, rage et frustration inentamées, il voudrait clore cette histoire et mourir enfin. Hommage en forme de contrepoint rendu à L'Etranger d'Albert Cam... continue
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Recommended: 30 Oct 2022

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Nedjma by Kateb Yacine EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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Nedjma is a masterpiece of North African writing. Its intricate plot involves four men in love with the beautiful woman whose name serves as the title of the novel. Nedjma is the central figure of this disorienting novel, but more than the unfortunate wife of a man she does not love, more than the unwilling cause of rivalry among many suitors, Nedjma is the symbol of Algeria. Kateb has crafted a novel that is the saga of the founding ancestors of Algeria through the conquest of Numidia by the Romans, the expansion of the Ottoman Empire, and French colonial conquest. Nedjma is symbolic of the r... continue
Recommended: 02 Jan 2018

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Toute une vie ne suffirait pas pour en parler : nouvelles by Adélaïde Fassinou FR

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Country: Africa / Algeria flag Algeria
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Ah! les femmes et l' amour ... Toute une vie ne suffirait pas pour en parler. Sinon comment comprendre que Maguy veuille en finir avec la vie parce que J.J. ne voulait plus d' elle. elle était devenue trop grosse ... Et Nani alors! La jalousie au singulier pluriel. Huit récits tirés de l' imaginaire de l' auteur, reflet de l' existence humaine, forment la trame de ce recueil de nouvelles.
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Tags: Set in BENIN
Recommended: 10 Nov 2022


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