Nobody's Boy is a French novel by Hector Malot, published for the first time in 1878.
The story is set in the nineteenth century. An abandoned child, Remi, is sold by his adoptive parents to a mountebank.
Browsing the English and French roads, the child held various jobs before discovering the secret of his origins. The work was adapted many times in film and television.
Has become justly famous as one of the supreme juvenile stories of the world. In the midst of its early popularity, it was crowned by the Academy as one of the masterpieces of French literature.
"Nobody's Boy" is a human document of child experiences that is fascinating reading for young and old. Parents, teachers and others, who are careful to have children read inspiring books, will welcome this beautiful story of Hector Malot, as among the best for them to recommend.
Jerome Barberin lives with his wife in a little French town, Chavanon. He usually works in Paris as a mason. One day he finds a baby boy in Paris. The boy wears very fine clothes, so apparently his parents are rich. Barberin offers to take care of the child, hoping to get a good reward. He gives the boy to his wife, and calls him Rémi.