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La maison sans racines

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Un roman tendre et tragique profondément enraciné dans la terre du Liban, qui se déroule sur deux plans et à deux époques se faisant écho : 1932 et 1975. Le Liban heureux et la terre déchirée.

Quel étonnant rendez-vous se sont donné à Beyrouth, Sybil, douze ans, et Kalya, sa grand-mère. L'enfant vit aux Etats-Unis, Kalya à Paris mais c'est sur ette terre de leurs ancêtres q
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Paperback, 125 pages
Published March 16th 2000 by Librio (first published January 8th 1992)
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Laeticia Barbier
Feb 11, 2014 Laeticia Barbier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Un très beau livre, qui lit d'une traite!
Les premières pages sont un peu difficiles à suivre, de quels personnages parle t'on, à qu'elle époque, et puis, et puis, tout deviens fluide, si fluide, avant que, avant...
Une très belle histoire, ponctuée d'une journée dramatique, parmi tant d'autres que le Liban a connu, et pour tant cette histoire nous touche, nous prend aux tripes.
L'histoire d'une grand mère Kalya et de sa petite fille Sybil, partageant des vacances d'été, cette complicité étonnante
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Beau et triste a la fois, cette rencontre entre grand-mere et petite-fille qui se terminera de facon tragique par le debut d'une guerre.
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Andrée Chedid was a French poet and novelist of Christian Lebanese descent.

When she was ten, she was sent to a boarding school, where she learned English and French. At fourteen, she left for Europe. She then returned to Cairo to go to an American university. Her dream was to become a dancer. She got married to a physician when she was twenty-two, with whom she has two children: Louis Chedid, now
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