The disappearing school.
This story happened in in a small village in West Africa. My village does not have a name, we called it "the village". I call it "the void". I am the new teacher there and every day the number of my students attending school is diminishing. They enter a white building over there, emerge with money and never come back to school.I have to go over there and bring them back...
A modern tale on the ravages of ignorance and intolerance.
Theme explored in this book: lack of education, intolerance.
LDF Notes: A great collection which deals with every day life situations.
A travers cette fable moderne d'une grande poĂ©sie, Tahar Ben Jelloun dĂ©nonce les ravages de l'ignorance, vĂ©ritable source de la misĂ¨re et de l'intolĂ©rance.
ThĂ¨me explorĂ© dans cet ouvrage: Ignorance, intolĂ©rance.
Notes LDF: Une collection simple qui traĂ®te de sujets de la vie quotidienne.