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Nobody's Boy by Hector Malot
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Nobody's Boy (original 1878; edition 2012)

by Hector Malot

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Title:Nobody's Boy
Authors:Hector Malot
Info:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2012), Paperback, 330 pages
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A book that made a huge impact on me. At firtst when it was read to me, later when I read it myself. Not once, not twice, but many times.
It made me ponder, how well off I was in this world, having two loving parents, a roof over my head and enough to eat every day. A good story to make one realize that it's not always like that. ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Aug 31, 2018 |
Mooi om te zien welke passages als kind diepe indruk op mij maakten: het gedeelte met Vitalis (dat veel korter was dan ik dacht), de koe, de mijnen, Mattia ... Werd het me voorgelezen of las ik het zelf? Ik vond het nu af en toe wel langdradig maar zeker de moeite waard om te herlezen. ( )
  elsmvst | Jun 12, 2017 |
I read this book when I was a little kid and and read it again 4 years ago. It's a wonferful book and very sentimental. ( )
  AlexisLovesBooks | Feb 9, 2016 |
Heartbreaking, read when i was about 11 years old. The hard life with friendship and indifference, love and hate, joy and dead. The reunion in the end was a real comfort. ( )
  EMS_24 | Sep 14, 2015 |
Story of a homeless boy in the France of the 19th century. Comparable to Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, as both novels are exact portrayals of the social and political background.
  hbergander | Feb 19, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Malot, Hectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blusseau, Bernadettemain authorall editionsconfirmed
Leduc-Dardill, Annemain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Philip SchuylerTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bayard, ÉmileIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bloemink, F.H.N.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bloemink-Lugten, J.M.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dematons, CharlotteIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Keller, GerardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Krever, JettyIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kriens, HugoIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schaeffer, MeadIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Verschuur, H.P.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Willemsen, AugustTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Zeeuw, Pieter de, J. Gzn.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A French foundling who is sold to a traveling troupe at the age of eight, experiences many adventures before he finally finds his real home.

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