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I kept waiting to fall in love with the characters, but I just never did. Sa vie est normale, c’est la vie.

Aug 30, Katelyn Potter rated it it was amazing. Madame Rosa is a few years older than Romain Gary here, although Gary once said that he had made an arrangement with ‘the man upstairs’: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Momo’s mother abandoned him with Madame Rosa, who is essentially a babysitter for the children of prostitutes. Maybe someday I’ll be able to read it in French and find out myself.


Posted by Dr Tony Shaw. It’s so sad, yet funny and so touching. Jan 23, Philippe Bernard rated it it was amazing. Momo, a Muslim orphan boy who is about 10 years old, lives under the care of an old Jewish woman named Madame Rosa, who was a prisoner at Auschwitz and later became a sok in Paris. L’Ecume des jours Boris Vian. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

InAmerican director Harold Prince staged a short-lived musical version on Broadway under the title Roza with a libretto and lyrics by Julian More and music by Gilbert Becaud. They live on the sixth floor of an apartment building in Bellevillea district of Paris.

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Vie devant soi de Romain Gary (Émile Ajar)

Share this Rating Title: Read more Read less. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert. Les cookies assurent le revant fonctionnement de Babelio. Madame Rosa is a poverty-stricken Jew in her late sixties, and the other main character in the novel is the ten-year-old Arab Mohammed, usually called Momo.

Cette histoire est si tendre!

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Yes No Report this. Momo sticks with her to the end, even cleaning her when she becomes incontinent, even shielding her from Doctor Katz when he wants her to die in an institution and devznt chooses to die in a cellar which she secretly claims as a kind of second home. And the answer is no, it is not: I kept thinking that maybe there was something lost with the translation but I doubt that it made the whole plot vanish.


It’s the kind ajsr book you would want to keep close for a very long time.

Sep 03, Chee Chee rated it liked it. Ce livre contient tout. Write a customer review.

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Dec 03, Jkk rated xjar it was amazing. Madame Rosa Michal Bat-Adam Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.