Momo (a.k.a The Life Before Us or Madame Rosa)

Momo (a.k.a The Life Before Us or Madame Rosa)

Emile Ajar, Romain Gary


The existence sooner than Us is the tale of an orphaned Arab boy, Momo, and his devotion to Madame Rosa, a demise, 68-year-old, 220-lb. survivor of Auschwitz and retired "lady of the night."
Momo has been one of many ever-changing ragbag of whores' childrens at Madame Rosa's boardinghouse in Paris ever considering the fact that he can take into account. but if the money that can pay for his retain not arrives and as Madame Rosa turns into too sick to climb the steps to their residence, he determines to aid her any method he can.

This delicate, a little bit macabre love tale among Momo and Madame Rosa has a assisting solid of transvestites, pimps, and witch medical professionals from Paris's immigrant slum, Belleville. Profoundly relocating, The lifestyles earlier than Us earned France's best literary prize, the Prix Goncourt.

Emile Ajar is a pseudonym utilized by Romain Gary. Translation through Ralph Manheim.

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