by Kouti Book
Extract '' Le destin de Akli '' Published by Edilivre Aparis 2009   (2011-03-31)
Night under the stars
"I loved getting dressed up and we had all costs that I wear fashionable clothes.
I told my mother that I wanted to use some money from my pay to buy a new pants:
- Your father does not want, because we need all of your wages
My father confirmed:
- No, my son, do not buy it, we need money
I still bought my pants, with six hundred francs (old) and I handed the rest of my due this week to my mother. Then I'm out for a game of marbles with my friends, my father was soon to join me and gave me a kick in the presence of my comrades while berating me:
- Are not you ashamed? How we will finish the week, eh?
I was so afraid of him that I decided not to go home that night. I saw my father move to where I was, no doubt to ask me to go, but I evaded her for pulling me into a corner, and later I saw my sister Zohra old about ten years, holding in his hand a small package, I'm out of my hiding place to direct me to it:
- Why you stay outside? Look, Mom sent you this snack ... .. "to follow
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