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Ketika masih bayi, Remi diculik dan ditinggalkan di sebuah jalanan di Paris. Seorang pemotong batu yang miskin mengangkatnya sebagai anak, tetapi lalu menjualnya kepada Signor Vitalis, pemusik jalanan yang membawa Remi berkelana bersama rombongan pertunjukannya yang terdiri atas anjing-anjing dan seekor kera. Dari Signor Vitalis-lah Remi belajar bermain musik, dan orang tu ...more
Paperback, 579 pages
Published by Balai Pustaka (first published 1878)
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Ajith Peter Wonderful books and wonderful narration..never boring..what touches most is the innocence and narration ..surely makes one nostalgic and imaginative.
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Andrei Tamaş
Aug 01, 2014 Andrei Tamaş rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Indiscutabil, "Singur pe lume" rămâne romanul-reper al copilăriei mele de secol XXI (adică a copilăriei mele fără de copilărie). Pentru mine, romanul lui Hector Malot reprezintă o evadare imaginară din lumea fumurie (care tinde să capete contururi negre) în care trăim. Mă gândesc la faptul că un copil n-ar şti să aprecieze adevărata valoare a acestui roman şi de aceea consider că, pentru a lăcrima printre paginile sale, ai nevoie de o anumită vârstă, ai nevoie de sentimentul acela al copilăriei ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
Sans Famille, Hector Malot
عنوان: بی خانمان؛ نویسنده: هکتور هانری مالو؛ مترجم: روحی ارباب؛ تهران، گلشائی، چاپ دوم 1335، در 238 ص؛ چاپ ششم 1364، در 360 ص؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان فرانسوی - قرن 19 م
عنوان: بی خانمان؛ نویسنده: هکتور هانری مالو؛ مترجم: افسون مهدویان؛ تهران، ویژه نشر، 1382، در دو جلد، چاپ دوم 1394، در 560 ص؛ شابک: 9789647440554؛
عنوان: بی خانمان؛ نویسنده: هکتور هانری مالو؛ مترجم: حبیب یوسف زاده؛ تهران، افق، 1393، در 541 ص؛ شابک: 9789643698645؛
این اثر به صورت خلاصه با ترجمه فریدون معم
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Theo
Nov 24, 2012 Theo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think I read this when I was about 9. It was my very first novel. I remember telling my mum I was sick so I could stay home from school and finish it.
Because it's the novel that made me fall in love with reading, it gets 5 stars from me :)
K.D. Absolutely
Dec 18, 2012 K.D. Absolutely rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to K.D. by: 501 Must Read Books (Children)
Shelves: 501, childrens
This is a coming of age story of Remi Barbarin a 6-y/o Italian boy who is adopted by a poor couple when they find him abandoned in front of government building where Mr. Barbarin works. However, Mr. Barbarin's motive of adopting him is with the hope that someday the infant baby in silk clothes (hint that the baby's parents are rich), will be asked back by his parents in exchange of a huge money. Years passed and when Mr. Barbarin feels that it will no longer happen, he sells the boy to a perform ...more
Mamdouh Abdullah
Dec 06, 2013 Mamdouh Abdullah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
بماذا يفكر الطائر لحظة طيرانه في الأعالي؟ حين يخترق السحاب ويقطع الوديان والجبال: ماذا يرى؟ وبماذا يفكر؟ وما الذي يعتمل في داخله وهو يطير؟ إذا استطاع الكاتب الدخول في وعي طائر، قد يكون بالإمكان كتابة قصة أو رواية اعتماداً على هذه الرؤية الغير مرئية. في جلسة أدبية مع الصديق عدي الحربش، طرح الزميل عدي فكرة لكتابة قصة ، لكن لا يعرف الطريق أو الأساس الذي تحمله القصة. فكرة القصة هي عن وعي طائر لحظة طيرانه. قلت للصديق عدي أنه قد تكون هناك طريقة واحدة لكتابة القصة. وهي طريقة افترضت بأنها بورخيسية مع تط ...more
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بلا عائلة

رواية ذات طابع شجى ذلك الطابع المميزة للروايات الفرنسية فى القرن 19
الرواية التى أرتبطت فى ذهنى بكرتون ريمى على الرغم من أختلاف الكرتون
التى تمثله هذه الصورة عن الرواية بشكل كبير

فأنا لم أكن أعلم أن هناك كرتون أخر بنفس الأسم والذى تمثله الصورة الأولى فهو
الأقرب لموضوع هذه الرواية التى تحمل الكثير من المعانى التى نفتقدها الآن فمن منا لا يحلم بصديق بطيبة ووفاء وتواضع ماتيا
ومن منا لم يدرك أن الطيبة والأحتواء والمشاركة لا تأتى دوام إلا من الأناس البسطاء
كل هذا بجانب أستعراض الحالة الأقتصا
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Gina
My mother read this series to us when we were very young. We didn't have a television so our nightly reading sessions were like the best possible TV series. I remember begging and crying for her not to stop! She developed character voices and accents. It was as real as anything.
I think little Remi, orphaned to the circus with his monkey friend really influenced my gypsy lifestyle when I grew older. Reading out loud, try it sometime. It's a very different experience.
These books were antiques when
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Emilia
Jun 29, 2010 Emilia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the wonderfully moving story of an orphan who hopes to one day find his true family. There are many interesting subplots as well about the general condition of orphan children throughout 19th France, very much like Dickens revealed similar mistreatment of youth through his highly critical and scrutinizing enlightenment.
This story is bound to have you shed a few tears. If you ever the opportunity, watch the tv mini-series of the same title.
If a great tale for children, it remains an equal
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Minh Nhân Nguyễn
4,5 sao

Một cuộc hành trình dài.

Mở đầu truyện nói thật là mình hơi thất vọng, mà nguyên nhân chủ yếu vẫn là việc nó không giống với kỳ vọng ban đầu của mình trước khi đọc sách. Cái này cũng chỉ là lý do chủ quan và mình cũng thường xuyên mắc phải chứ không phải do truyện không hay :).

Rémi là một cậu bé ngoan, từ nhỏ đến nay chỉ biết có mẹ mà thôi, thế rồi năm em 8 tuổi, nhiều chuyện không vui đột ngột ập đến em. "Người cha" mà em không biết mình có mong đợi không đột ngột xuất hiện, không chỉ trở
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Uci
Tadinya saya pikir ini buku sedih, semacam Ratapan Anak Tiri gitu, makanya nunda-nunda terus bacanya, karena lagi malas sedih-sedih...

Tapi ternyata, dengan segala hormat kepada penulisnya, dan kepada Tony & Maureen Wheeler yang punya the Lonely Planet, kalau buku ini dikasih sub judul, maka tulisannya adalah Traveling Across Europe on A Shoestring :) Bener lho, waktu baca gw merasa ini semacam buku perjalanan yang sekarang lagi ngetrend banget. Prancis, Inggris, Swiss, dijajal Remi hanya den
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Christopher Bunn
Hector Malot wrote Nobody's Boy back in the 1870s. It's a very slow, dreamy story, completely lacking in the speed and cliff-hanging and spectacle that define modern writing. I suppose a lot of readers would find his story boring or somewhat maudlin, but I found myself entranced by the combination of word precision and a sensation of something akin to gliding slowly down a river. A river in the French countryside, of course, apropos to the story, gleaming with lazy summer sunlight.

Malot's use of
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Trang Huyền
Mar 10, 2017 Trang Huyền rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Quyển này chỉ cho 4,5/5* thôi. Về nội dung thì hay miễn chê, đọc xong quyển này mình cảm thấy hối tiếc sao mình không đọc nó sớm hơn. Ngoài nhân vật chính: cậu bé Remi ra thì cụ Vitalis làm mình ấn tượng và yêu quý hết sức. Câu nói của cụ gần gũi mà rất sâu sắc, đọc sách mà cứ một lát mình phải highlight lời của cụ, đến đoạn cụ mất làm mình buồn kinh khủng định bỏ không đọc nữa. Nhưng mình cố đọc tiếp (rất may) mới phát hiện ra truyện này càng về sau càng hay.
Trừ 0,5* vì bản dịch mình đọc cứ dịc
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Христо Блажев
Скиталчеството като начин на живот - “Без дом” на Хектор Мало
http://www.knigolandia.info/2011/04/b...

“Без дом” е привидно каноничен за жанра си роман. Сираче бива подхвърляно от вихрите на съдбата години наред, докато не открива истинските си родители, които неизбежно се оказват богати и прекрасни и то може да помогне на всички добри хора, които е срещнало сред скитанията си.

И макар че определено е трябвало да я прочета на много по-ранна възраст (когато думите “имала по-голям син, който изчезн
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Maria
Dec 11, 2016 Maria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Een prachtige, fijne nieuwe uitgave van deze overbekende klassieker. De illustraties van Dematons zijn geweldig, zijn schitterende schilderijtjes eigenlijk. Vooral het Franse landschap: klaprozen, besneeuwde bossen, griezelige nachten, de overstroomde mijn, de steden ook, èrg mooi!

Het wereldberoemde verhaal is al oud maar komt helemaal niet ouderwets of oubollig over. Ik heb niet precies een beeld van de mate waarin de taal gemoderniseerd is maar het is heel toegankelijk. En ongeloofwaardig, ja
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Hien Pham
Mar 21, 2016 Hien Pham rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sách nào có trẻ em đều dễ thương, vì trẻ em lúc nào cũng dễ thương, nhất là trẻ em bụi bụi lại càng dễ thương.:)
" Khi tôi tỉnh dậy, trời đã sáng rõ và Capi ngồi trước mặt tôi, đang nhìn tôi, chim hót trên cành lá, mặt trời đã lên cao, chiếu xuống những tia nắng nóng làm ấm cả lòng người...Tôi quyết định: tiêu nốt ba xu rồi sau đó liệu sau" Sau những sầu não chúng ta hãy chơi tới bến, đừng lo!
Richard
This book, though not originally written as a children's classic, has been considered one. This is only one of the traits it shares with Dickens' Oliver Twist. Both novels chronicle the tragic wanderings of foundlings whose only desire is to belong somewhere. In both cases, the boys are pursued by those who wish them ill and in both cases, they are nearly sucked into a life of crime. Remi, though as unlucky as Oliver, receives more kindness and assistance, generally speaking, than his English co ...more
Ana  Vlădescu
Before the age of 10, this was my favorite book of all times. I read it about twenty times between the ages of 9 and 12, or something like that, and I cried every single damned time at it. It's impossible how much feeling I got from that book!

Remi was and I think he still is the perfect child character in a book! And Vitalis was such a good man.. (view spoiler) I wanted to go around the world and have three dogs and a m
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Kat
Dec 28, 2015 Kat rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think I was about ten years old when I read this book. Still remember a lot though.
Maria
This is actually my favorite book. I read it for the first time years ago when I was in elementary school(I’m now 22) and ever since I've re-read it quite a few times… I totally recommend it to EVERYONE, not because it’s MY fav book, but because the story is wonderful, it never stops being up to date and it ALWAYS manages to make you feel the same things… I can go read it right now, and I will STILL experience the same sadness, happiness, anger, surprise, hearbreak… I will STILL burst into tears ...more
Rika - (The Unpretentious Reader)
I first saw this as a cartoon when I was 8 years old.. it broke my heart.

I read it 15 years later.. It broke it all over again.
I had to stop at several points to take a breather and dry my eyes.
Even as I write this review I find it difficult to keep my tears at pay.

Remi is a sweet little child who'll capture your heart from his very first moment.. From the very first line I was hooked *I knew I would be since I dearly loved the cartoon, but to read is it, it's a whole another experience*..
I was
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Anh
Jun 15, 2011 Anh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classic, children, fiction
Touchy feely. I read it as a kid and loved it. I would have rated it 5 stars if I'd been here on GRs at that time.

I'd say this book is perfect for children, until they grow up and realize there's something wrong with the ending. Malot made a point in Remi's sudden wealth at the end, after all the struggles and tears. The way Remi uses his unexpected, ladylike, generous mother's money to fix things made me feel as if he cannot bring happiness to others if he's not rich.
Anne
Oct 31, 2011 Anne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book countless times when I was younger, and little Remi went straight to my heart. You really feel for him and want him to be happy. It's still a book I pick up every now and then, and one of those stories I will never forget.
Rachel
Jun 17, 2008 Rachel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is my favorite book in all the world. In fourth grade my teacher read this aloud to the class every day after lunch, and it opened my eyes to a whole new type of literature. I have read it to my children, and it is one of their favorites as well.
Seamaiden
Δεν έχει σημασία πόσες φορές θα το διαβάσω. Αυτό το βιβλίο θα είναι πάντα ένα από τα αγαπημένα μου. Γεμίζει την καρδιά μου με τόσο όμορφα συναισθήματα.
arcadeace
Mar 04, 2013 arcadeace rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Selamat pagi gunungku
Selamat pagi pohonku
Selamat pagi teman-teman semua
Aku ‘kan pergi jauh demi cita-citaku
Remi mohon doa restu darimu
Jangan bersedih teman-temanku
Hidup ini adalah perjuangan
Marilah kita mulai melangkah
Menuju cita-cita bahagia
Selamat berpisah semuanya
Aku kan pergi untuk mengembara
Jangan sedih karena kepergianku
Kelak pasti kita akan bertemu

Begitulah keseluruhan lirik lagu pembuka sebuah serial kartun klasik berjudul “Petualangan Remi”. Dengan pilihan kata-kata yang sebetulnya sedi
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Ngoc Anh
Jun 23, 2016 Ngoc Anh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Một cuốn sách có nhiều điều muôn nói đây!
300 trang đầu làm t bật ra rằng bé Remi hệt như Conan rồi, hễ cứ chỗ nào có em là tai hoạ ở chỗ đó, nhưng ngặt nỗi là tai hoạ lại luôn giáng xuống em :((( Rồi tiếp theo là điên lên: Remi hãy nghe Matchia đi! Cứ u mê vào cái gia đình giả đó mãi thôi.
Cái chết trong truyện xảy ra tự nhiên như nó là điều rất bình thường, nhưng điều ám ảnh t nhất suốt cả chuyến hành trình lại là sự ra đi của con Giolico- chú chết khi mặc bộ đồ diễn của mình, khi mong muốn được
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Thura
Mar 13, 2014 Thura rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My father read this to me when I was only three years old. My mother told him I was too young to understand but he disagreed. Now it's his favourite anecdote to tell about little me, how I was so intrigued by the story and how I asked him halfway through: daddy, I don't know why, but I can't stop crying?
This story was one of the first books that has made me love stories for the rest of my life. Beautiful!
Haylee Luu
this is an amazing/extraordinary/spectacular book. It's about the adventure of Remi - a homeless boy. He travelled with his boss - Vitalis. There are so many breath-taking and heartbreaking scene. When Vitalis died,i felt so depressed like Remi :( Beautifully written! Such a must-read classic for everyone!
Mathieu
Jul 29, 2011 Mathieu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bouh que c'était triste !

Mais tellement bien écrit... ça reste un grand souvenir de lecture. Une histoire très émouvante et une grande leçon de vie. Vraiment bien.
Catty
Feb 28, 2015 Catty rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
O carte atât de frumoasă și tulburătoare...
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Hector Malot was a French writer born in La Bouille, Seine-Maritime. He studied law in Rouen and Paris, but eventually literature became his passion. He worked as a dramatic critic for Lloyd Francais and as a literary critic for L'Opinion Nationale.
His first book, published in 1859, was Les Amants. In total Malot wrote over 70 books. By far his most famous book is Sans Famille (Nobody's Boy, 1878)
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