18-year-old Alice decides to drop out of school just before the final exams and go to work for her baker grandfather Louis, who never could afford to get an education yet it's something he has dreamed of.
Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is ... See full summary »
Fu'ad Aït Aattou,
In France, prior to Louis XIV ascending the throne, a young baroness is forced to marry against her will and is caught up in a web of treachery and murder, threatening her and her husband, whom she has come to love deeply.
A man is charged with murder. He is Pigoil, the aging stage manager at Chansonia, a music hall in a Paris faubourg. His confession is a long flashback to New Year's Eve, 1935, when he ... See full summary »
When 18-year-old Alice decides to drop out of school just before the baccalaureate exams and go to work for her baker grandfather Louis, the family is in a state of shock. But this crisis has special resonance for Louis: he never could afford to get an education and it's something he has dreamed of. In fact, wouldn't the best way to support Alice be to go back to school with her? Written by