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W York Performed in thirteen countries and published in twelve languages it is also an award winning film starring Omar SharifMonsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the ur'an received its UK premiere at the Bush Theatre on 17 January 2006. A short story written in a relaxed funny way about human kindness which overrides any mistakes and religious impedimentsIt takes one hour tops to read it

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Internationally acclaimed play of cross cultural friendshipParis in the 1960s Thirteen year old Moses lives in the shadow of his less than loving father When he's caught stealing from wise old shopkeeper Monsieur Ibrahim he discovers a. Translated into English as Monsieur Ibrahim and The Flowers of the ur anMoses aka Momo lives with his father in the Parisian Jewish uarter lonely sad and attempting to survive as best as he can To supplement his earnings he steals from wherever he manages often times from the store of one Mr Ibrahim the only Arab living in the Jewish uarter Eventually the two form a tight friendship and Mr Ibrahim ends up saving MosesThis was yet another highly recommended book that just didn t do it for me I was told it was a heart warming story of a lonely Jewish boy saved by a Muslim who teaches him the values of the uran That actually turned me off intially because I absolutely HATE religious propaganda especially in fiction Luckily it turned out that Mr Ibrahim s ideals where along the lines of common sense rather than strictly religiousBut that s where the charm of this book ends with a nice idea I was expecting to be touched by the story to feel Momo s sadness and then witness his gradual transformation into a normal happy boy I wanted to see his happy days alongside Mr Ibrahim Unfortunately all I got was an extremely superficial tale where life just went on fast forward after the memorable experience of overcharging Brigitte Bardot for water If someone had summarized the entire book for me I m not entirely certain I d have had to read it at allMaybe things just got lost in translation or perhaps I bought a shortened version In the end I was left thinking that s it25 stars for the idea and some naive humor which made me giggle through it The White Nights of Ramadan ur anMoses aka Momo lives with his father in the Parisian Jewish The Black Ice Score (Parker, uarter Eventually the two form a tight friendship and Mr Ibrahim ends The Black Painting up saving MosesThis was yet another highly recommended book that just didn t do it for me I was told it was a heart warming story of a lonely Jewish boy saved by a Muslim who teaches him the values of the Fire and Desire uran That actually turned me off intially because I absolutely HATE religious propaganda especially in fiction Luckily it turned out that Mr Ibrahim s ideals where along the lines of common sense rather than strictly religiousBut that s where the charm of this book ends with a nice idea I was expecting to be touched by the story to feel Momo s sadness and then witness his gradual transformation into a normal happy boy I wanted to see his happy days alongside Mr Ibrahim Unfortunately all I got was an extremely superficial tale where life just went on fast forward after the memorable experience of overcharging Brigitte Bardot for water If someone had summarized the entire book for me I m not entirely certain I d have had to read it at allMaybe things just got lost in translation or perhaps I bought a shortened version In the end I was left thinking that s it25 stars for the idea and some naive humor which made me giggle through it

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N unlikely friend and a whole new world Together they embark on a journey that takes them from the streets of Paris to the whirling dervishes of the Golden CrescentThis delightful moving play has already been a huge hit in Paris and Ne. Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran is so optimistic and life affirming a beautiful and warm storyGrowing up with a distant father the young protagonist gradually befriends an elderly shopkeeper Monsieur Ibrahim who offers him love tenderness and wisdom There is a lightness and charm to the story that helps balance out the consuming and serious topics of loneliness love friendship trust etc This story is so short and full of events that any sort of commenting on the details would probably be revealing too much Everything is held together by the wonderful character of the gentle and charismatic Monsieur Ibrahim who still is witty enough and mischievous enough to appear human and not too perfect At the same time some less realistic elements of the account give him a striking spiritual purpose in the protagonist s life The portrayal is strong enough to sustain this lesson of life without turning the book into self help or fortune cookie literature On that terrain it is flawlessA distinctive aspect of the story is religion Monsieur Ibrahim is Muslim the boy Momo Jewish and on that level the title character resembles Lessing s Nathan with his open and understanding attitude There is even a far fetched parallel to the Ring Parable at least that it what it reminded me of I altogether appreciate the gentle and sympathetic yet cool headed and reasonable take on religionThis story left me with a feeling that all is good and all is the way it should be even loss it has so much harmony and tranuillity to offer


10 thoughts on “Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran

  1. says:

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  2. says:

    The Art of SmilingWhat a beautiful love story involving a jewish teenager and a middle aged musslimAnd at this very moment after this startling beginning I feel safer to pause for a short break long enough to avoid that menacing wave of negative thoughts that I feel coming my wayA love story between a middle aged guy and a teen?Wha

  3. says:

    Translated into English as Monsieur Ibrahim and The Flowers of the ur'anMoses aka Momo lives with his father in the Parisian Jewish uarter lonely sad and attempting to survive as best as he can To supplement his earnings he steals from wherever he manages often times from the store of one Mr Ibrahim the only Arab living in the Jew

  4. says:

    I thought that Eric Emmanuel Schmitt is like Frech Paul Coelho But he suprised me that his books aren't so full of cheap spirituality I loved Mister Ibrahim and flowers of Koran No matter what religion we confess if we get to know each other better there can be friendship and love in propitious conditions

  5. says:

    A charming story about forgiveness love humanity religion without boundaries and at the same time sad and funny

  6. says:

    “Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran” is so optimistic and life affirming a beautiful and warm storyGrowing up with a distant father the young protagonist gradually befriends an elderly shopkeeper Monsieur Ibrahim who offers him

  7. says:

    This is one perfect example that sometimes I don't have to find books Books find me I didn't know what to do with my bonus last time so I was scavenging Booksale for some good reads I found this cheap book 60 pesos containing two books by Eric Emmanuel Schmitt The cover is from the movie based on the book and there's a picture of a handsome kid who played the main character which attracted me somehow I bough

  8. says:

    A short story written in a relaxed funny way about human kindness which overrides any mistakes and religious impedimentsIt takes one hour tops to read it

  9. says:

    So cute 3

  10. says:

    That's one of the shortest ”novels” I have ever read It looks like a joke to put the word ”novel” on the cover reallyIt was a re read I remembered some stuff but not so much I know I saw the movie as wel

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