Amara Lakhous





Amara Lakhous

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January 01, 1970

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عمارة لخوص روائي جزائري مقيم في إيطاليا يكتب باللغتين العربية والايطالية. من أعماله «البق والقرصان»، التي ترجمت إلى الايطالية، و»كيف ترضع من الذئبة دون أن تعضك»، التي أعاد كتابتها بالايطالية وحولت إلى فيلم سينمائي. حاز على جائزة فلايانو الأدبية الدولية وجائزة المكتبيين الجزائريين

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Amara Lakhous was born in Algiers in 1970. He has a degree in philosophy from the University of Algiers and another in cultural anthropology from the University la Sapienza, Rome. He recently completed a Ph.D. thesis entitled “Living Islam as a Minority.” His first novel, Le cimici e il pirata (Bedbugs and the Pirate), was published in 1999. Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio, winner of Italy’s prestigious Flaiano pri
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“So many people consider their work a daily punishment. Whereas I love my work as a translator. Translation is a journey over a sea from one shore to the other. Sometimes I think of myself as a smuggler: I cross the frontier of language with my booty of words, ideas, images, and metaphors.”
Amara Lakhous, Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio

“يحتاج الانسان للحلم كحاجة السمكة للماء”
Amara Lakhous

“ثم ما أدراك من هو الايطالي؟ من ولد في ايطاليا، أو من يملك جواز سفر و بطاقة تعريف ايطالية، أو من يتقن اللغة الايطالية، أو من يحمل اسما ايطالي،أو من يسكن في ايطاليا؟ المسألة كما ترون معقدة جدا!”
Amara Lakhous, كيف ترضع من الذئبة دون أن تعضك

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