Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War

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The Feminist Press at CUNY, May 1, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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A compelling war novel, as seen by women, sheds light on the current Iraq conflict.
 

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The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud. Children of the New world by Assia Djebar. The Algerian war of Independence 1954-62 was fought between France and the independence movement in Algeria. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - StreedsReads - LibraryThing

More of a chick lit type of book. Seemed to keep repeating the same thing over and over. Read through Cherifa's intro chapter and started the next one, but the book could not perk up my interest. Read full review

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Contents

LILA
16
HAKIM
94
HASSIBA
116
KHALED
136
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About the author (2009)

Renowned writer and filmmaker Assia Djebar was born and raised in Algeria. She authored several novels, including the critically lauded So Vast the Prison and Algerian White. She has won several awards for her work, including the prestigious International Neustadt Prize for Literature.

Marjolijn de Jager, PhD, is the translator of Djebar’s Algerian White and Women of Algiers in Their Apartment, which was honored by the American Literary Translators Association. She teaches at the Center for Foreign Languages and Translation at New York University.

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