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Vassilis Alexakis

Les Mots étrangers


Grec par ses parents, Français par ses enfants, Vassilis Alexakis se promène depuis près de trente ans d'une langue et d'un pays à l'autre.Pourquoi a-t-il donc éprouvé un jour le besoin d'apprendre et d'écrire une langue supplémentaire : le sango, idiome africain peu connu, parlé en Centrafrique ? Il espère sans doute que cette troisième langue finira par le rajeunir. Il souhaite qu'elle l'aide à retrouver ses sensations d'enfant quand l'alphabet et la grammaire grecs l'impressionnaient. Et ses élans de jeune homme que le français a aussitôt enchanté et ravi.Il doit bien y avoir encore une raison, plus secrète, la vraie raison qui l'aura décidé à mener aussi sérieusement ce projet, de Paris à Bangui, d'une île des Cyclades au lac des Sorciers...

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2004
Publisher: Folio
Pages: 304
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070428007
ISBN 10: 2070428001

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Les Mots étrangers