Yasmina Khadra (1955 - ) est le nom de plume de Mohammed Moulessehoul, un écrivain algérien. Officier dans l’armée algérienne, il a voulu protéger son identité et écrire malgré la censure ; il a donc adopté le nom de sa femme pour ses œuvres.

Après avoir quitté l’armée, il s'est exilé en France et a révélé son identité. Son écriture crée un portrait honnête de la vie et montre la réalité du conflit en Algérie. Son roman Ce que le jour doit à la nuit a été adapté en film.

Les romans de Yasmina Khadra

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Rebecca Fofonoff

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A Boston native, Rebecca first encountered France through classic novels and poetry. She went on to earn a degree in French literature at Boston University, and has spent time living and working in France. She enjoys learning about the many sides of French and francophone culture.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020 9:00 AM To 10:30 AM

What a better way to start the weekend? Join us at La Voile to experience a true Parisian breakfast en terrasse! You will enjoy some croissants and pains au chocolat while conversing with your fellow French lovers.

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BAKING WORKSHOP FOR TEENS (13 - 18)

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:30 PM To 4:30 PM

Teens! Join us for a healthy and yummy online cooking workshop. We are going to bake some cereal bars together en français.

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