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Feraoun, Mouloud


Land and Blood

Mouloud Feraoun. Translated by Patricia Geesey. afterword by Patricia Geesey

In Land and Blood, his second novel, the Algerian-Kabyle writer Mouloud Feraoun offers a detailed portrait of life for Algerian Kabyles in the 1920s and 1930s through the story of a Kabyle-Berber man, Amer. Like many Kabyle men of the 1930s, Amer leaves his village to work in the coal mines of... More


The Poor Man's Son

Mouloud Feraoun. Translated by Lucy McNair with an Introduction by James D. Le Sueur

Like the autobiographical hero of this, his classic first novel, Mouloud Feraoun grew up in the rugged Kabyle region of French-controlled Algeria, where the prospects for most Muslim Berber men were limited to shepherding or emigrating to France for factory work. While Feraoun escaped such a fate... More