Harraga

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Two women, a lonely, unmarried pediatrician and a spontaneous, pregnant 16 year-old teenager, forge a strong, unlikely emotional bond after a short time living together in a crumbling mansion in the slums of Algiers.

StatementBoualem Sansal ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne
ContributionsWynne, Frank, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3989.2.S2455 H3713 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination276 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27172961M
ISBN 101620402246
ISBN 139781620402245
OCLC/WorldCa879582674

Sansal's books have been translated into fifteen languages, but The German Mujahid was his first to be translated into English, also by Frank Wynne (published in the UK as An Unfinished Business). He has called Harraga his best novel. Sansal's writings are banned in /5(8).

Set in Algiers, Harraga, is the story of a female pediatrician, Lamia, who writes poetry and lives alone in her family home, Rampe Valee. Her father, mother, brother Yacine and /5.

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Harraga. The term means "to burn," and it refers to those Algerians in exile, who burn their identity papers to seek asylum in Europe. But for Boualem Sansal, whose novels are banned in his own country, there is a kind of internal exile even for those who stay; and for no one is it worse Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Harraga. The term means "to burn," and it refers to those Algerians in exile, who burn their identity papers to seek asylum in Europe.

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But for Boualem Sansal, whose novels are banned in his own country, there is a kind of internal exile even for those who stay; and for no one is it worse than for the country's women.

Harraga is also the name of a new book by Italian photojournalist Giulio Piscitelli, who from documented the struggle of refugees attempting to emigrate from Africa into Europe.

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Harraga by Boualem Sansal - book review: Powerful exposé of Islamism Independent culture newsletter The best in film, music, TV & radio straight to your inbox every week. Exilés, dérangés, otages, ces clandestins cheminent sans gloire sur des voies parallèles.

Dans l’oubli et l’indifférence, ils voyagent dans des espaces incontrôlés, séjournent sans octroi, rêvent sans permis et s’évadent des frontières du réel jusqu’aux astres que nous convoitons d’ici-bas avec piété et patience.

Ces clandestins ont-ils donc une âme. Voici de quoi. Harraga Informal facilities Lesvos. Between olive trees and mud. Stranded in libya.

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Greek-Macedonian border. Informal facilities in the jungle. Lost in the Jungle. Harraga. The term means "to burn," and it refers to those Algerians in exile, who burn their identity papers to seek asylum in Europe.

But for Boualem Sansal, whose novels are banned in his own country, there is a kind of internal exile even for those who stay; and for no one is it worse than for the country's is thirty-five years old, a doctor. Having lost most of her family, she. Harraga. The term means "to burn," and it refers to those Algerians in exile, who burn their identity papers to seek asylum in Europe.

But for Boualem Sansal, whose novels are banned in his own country, there is a kind of internal exile even for those who stay; and. Share - Harraga by Boualem Sansal (, Book) Harraga by Boualem Sansal (, Book) Be the first to write a review. About this product.

Brand new: lowest price. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Harraga Boualem Sansal. Translator Frank Wynne Publisher: Bloomsbury UK 0 0 0 Summary In a crumbling colonial mansion besieged by slums in the old quarter of Algiers, Lamia lives a life of self-imposed isolation, communing only with her ghosts by day, working as a paediatrician by day.

Harraga by Boualem Sansal, edition, in English - First U.S. edition. Sansal’s (The German Mujahid) latest novel is a fiercely critical indictment of Islamic fundamentalism and a corrupt Algerian government. According to Sansal, harraga means “path bur. “Harraga” is the Arabic word for a north African migrant who flees to Europe illegally, seeking a better life, and it’s a word that reverberates through this harrowing yet darkly humorous.

‎Harraga aborde la question de l’immigration clandestine entre le Maroc et le Sud de l’Espagne. Conduit par le personnage principal, un jeune garçon de café tangérois, le lecteur pénètre le monde trouble du trafic d’êtres humains et des intérêts économiques et politiques agissant des deux côtés du Dé.

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp.

Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. HARRAGA By Boualem Sansal - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. Harraga (in ar: حراقة), Harraga is an Algerian neologism created from the Arabic word “hrag,” meaning “burn” or “those who burn” the borders.

It is used to describe irregular North African migrants who attempt to leave for Europe by boat. [4]. Harraga, " ceux qui brûlent ", c'est le mot qui désigne au Maroc, ceux qui mettent le feu à leurs papiers avant d'entreprendre le grand voyage.

Khaled, un jeune garçon de café du Café de Paris à Tanger, rêve à des terres plus heureuses. Il part à leur recherche, guidé par un ami établi à Grenade, et son périple l'amène à naviguer dans des courants d'eaux troubles qu'il ne. HARRAGA. by Boualem Sansal; translated by Frank Wynne.

BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON (An Unfinished Business,etc.) second book to appear in English is as much a visceral meditation on time passing under shifting forms of ownership, empire and control as it is the story of women adjusting to unexpected motherhood. Lamia, an insatiable reader. By turns funny and lyrical, luminous and sardonic, Harraga, by the controversial author of An Unfinished Business, is the engaging and ultimately tragic story of two very different women who become friends and allies in a patriarchal world.

Boualem Sansal is the acclaimed the author of An Unfinished Business, which Bloomsbury published in Get this from a library. Harraga. [Boualem Sansal] COVID Resources.

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Get this from a library. Harraga. [Boualem Sansal; Jan Versteeg] -- Een alleenstaande vrouwelijke kinderarts in Algiers ondervindt veel moelijkheden van de. Harraga Boualem Sansal Translation Book Review Books Constantly, while reading Harraga, I had to resist the impulse to turn to the back cover and check the photo of the author.

Boualem Sansal dedicates this novel to illegal immigration. The term harraga is an Arabism that literally means "path burners," which refers to illegal immigrants: thousands of young people who try by all means to leave the misery of their countries and voyage to "the promised land.".

Product Description. Harraga is the term that illegally travelling, Arabic-speaking migrants use to define themselves. Here, Giulio Piscitelli's photographs, and the texts that accompany them, document the various stages followed by the people who leave the Middle East or Northern Africa to reach the coasts of Italy, Calais or Bulgaria via Spain, Greece or the Balkans.

Harraga by Boualem Sansal,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Frank Wynne, tr. New York. Bloomsbury. ISBN Boualem Sansal dedicates this novel to illegal immigration.

The term harraga is an Arabism that literally means “path burners,” which refers to illegal immigrants: thousands of young people who try by all means to leave the misery of their countries and voyage to “the promised land.”.

Harraga (Book): Sansal, Boualem: Two women, a lonely, unmarried pediatrician and a spontaneous, pregnant 16 year-old teenager, forge a strong, unlikely emotional bond after a short time living together in a crumbling mansion in the slums of Algiers. Harraga is a courageous J’accuse of the 21st century, a scathing attack against the Algerian government and militant Islam, but also of the dangers of .By turns funny and lyrical, luminous and sardonic, Harraga, by the controversial author of An Unfinished Business, is the engaging and ultimately tragic story of two very different women who become friends and allies in a patriarchal world.