Elvezia's House

Alexandre Hmine


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UEA Publishing Project
30 April 2022
ISBN: 9781913861452
36 pages

From the publisher

Translated by Elena Pala

IN THIS TOUCHING tale, a Moroccan boy is left in the care of Elvezia, an elderly Swiss widow who lives in an alpine village in the Ticino mountains. Through his tender childhood and teenage years, the boy grapples with the various challenges of puberty and racism while supported by the loving relationship of his adoptive mother, Elvezia, Helvetia – Switzerland.