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Bicol Reginal Science High School
Tuburan, Ligao City
S.Y. 2012-2013

Home Reading Report
Submitted by: Joeben L. Embido

Submitted to: Luz Naz

I. Title
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

II. Author’s Biography
François Augiéras’ Biography
Augiéras Francis is the son of Peter Augiéras, a renowned French pianist, and a mother porcelain painter original Polish .Augiéras stone, installed in the U.S. for professional reasons, died of appendicitis two months before the birth of his son.Returned to France a few months after birth, Francois Augiéras spent his childhood with his mother. In Paris , he finds a disaster, he studied at the College Stanislas . He then lived in Perigueux , where he moved at the age of eight years. At the age of thirteen, at the public library, he discovered André Gide, Nietzsche and Arthur Rimbaud. Attracted to art, he left school at the age of thirteen years to take courses in drawing. In 1941, he enrolled in a youth movement that proliferate under the Vichy regime , but in 1942 he breaks away to become an actor in a traveling theater. Engaging, in 1944, the filing of the fleet at Toulon , then switches to French Algeria , where he finds himself in Algiers. It hardly some attention, eager to go to the South he senses to be his real country, where he joined his uncle Marcel Augiéras, colonial military retired, who lives in El Golea , in the Sahara. During his stay in the Sahara, Francois Augiéras is sexually abused by his uncle , discovering this occasion his own inclinations homosexual.  Augiéras is inspired to write this episode in 1949 , The Old Man and the Child, which he published at the author under the pseudonym Abdullah Chaamba. The book holds the attention of André Gide , who a few months before his death, meets the young writer after he sent her two letters. Augiéras Gide later described a clearly moved by his meeting with him, and imagines himself as the "last love" the great writer. The Old Man and the Child was published in 1954 by Editions de Minuit and then a rumor that "Abdallah Chaamba" is a pseudonym Gide's posthumous. Lonely and rebellious, multiply Augiéras travel, including browsing the Algeria and Greece , and making pension Mount Athos . In 1957-1958, he participated in the journal Structure, headed by Pierre Renaud in Paris, and then engages in a company of Camel Corps in southern Algeria. His books are inspired by his eventful life: himself wrote "I have accepted - or called - of dangerous adventures, always with the ulterior motive: it will become books! ". Your temperament is pantheistic, Augiéras mentions in his writings openly sexual attraction for both boys and girls, but also for animals.  In The Sorcerer's Apprentice, the first of his books that is not directly autobiographical, he addresses the topic of pedophilia . In 1960, he married his cousin Viviane of The City, but their relationship did not last and was officially disbanded nine years later. In 1967, he completed the first book he signed his real name, a teenager at the time of the Marshal and many adventures. The wanderings, insecurity, extreme loneliness aggravate his condition. The hospital stays of Périgueux succeed. In the late 1960s , a time he lived in the caves at Domme to escape living in hospices, and writes on school notebooks. His book Domme or occupancy test, he fails to get published in his lifetime, was inspired by his life in caves. Undermined by poverty and malnutrition, prematurely aged by his living conditions, he moved into a nursing home in Ferns , and in a hospital for indigents in Montignac . A trip to Mount Athos was published in 1970. Worn heart, François Augiéras died...
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