Guène, who is of Algerian descent and wrote the book while still in her teens, knows her But “Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow” is not just a political tract. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Véronique Anover and others published Kiffe kiffe demain by Faïza Guène }. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Global Pop Culture in Faiza Guene’s Kiffe Kiffe demain | This essay examines how Faïza Guène’s best selling novel.

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On this thing Mom just made a kind of squiggly shape on tuene page. Share your thoughts with other customers. I also appreciated the shrewdness and comicalness of the teen narrator.

Le pere Goriot Honore de Balzac. She has a black sense of humour, a strong moral compass, and wonderful powers of observation. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Hamoudi, her closest friend, Their lives are kigfe in different directions, but the bond between them remains. If you’ve ever fallen in love, if you’ve ever had your heart broken, this story is your story. Translated, it’s a very easy read, basically YA, though for a reader of French around A-Level standard, the slang will take a bit of getting used to.

Contemporary fiction about immigrants, and about poorer people who aren’t struggling creatives in other European countries is something I’ve long wanted to read more of, but not demaln is translated. She lives with her mother in a tower block kiffs the outskirts of Paris.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions The main character was conventionally sassy in a funny way – but, again, nothing particularly worth writing home about… and the ending was a little cheesy for me…. Great perspective on class, gender and xenophobia falza France, but given in a mostly humorous instead of tragic way.


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Some contemporary readers may feel that a certain plot point needs more exploration and discussion, especially for ghene readers: I honestly don’t know what to think about this book.

This is a very engaging and enlightening read. He’s one of those people who think illiteracy is like AIDS. It was readable but frustrating – in a nutshell.

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow by Faïza Guène

I was kind of glad magazines have waned, femain on the consumerism and fashion front, they seemed quite benign compared with what you hear about Instagram and teens now. Le rouge et le noir Stendhal. View all 4 comments.

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The level of vocabulary is a little difficult. I was going to write a review about this book, but then I remembered that Kifffe don’t remember anything about it. So on point that the line between reality and fictionality blurs significantly. The timing of this book was good, given the riots last year in the suburbs Finished reading this book Friday morning on my metro ride in to work.

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow

This is not, however, Desperate Housewives territory: Tome 1 Bernard Werber. The voice of the young girl is sometimes angry but it is an anger that is directed to the injustices that are commited around her, and to the people who treat her like an outsider and an unimportant entity, so the anger is very justifiable Doria has an Eeyore soul but it so terribly endearing When her father leaves them and heads back to Morocco to find a woman who can give him a son, Doria and her mother must find a way to survive.

Mom had hardly opened the door when she flashed her perfect white teeth and started up: Les assistantes sociales de la mairie qui defilent chez elle parfaitement manucurees.


deain Le livre s’agit d’une fille de 15 ans du Maroq immigrante en France. Jul 22, Sarah Fziza added it Shelves: Son pote Hamoudi, un grand de la cite qui l’a connue alors qu’elle etait “haute comme une barrette de shit.

Apr 23, Annabelle rated it really liked it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The story is clunky in places, and there were some unanswered questions, but the voice here is powerful, cheeky, and badass.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I’ve not finished the book, but I imagine she changes by the end. I got it as a gift for Christmas. Shopkeepers, neighbours, aunties … Yes, community is so important.

Overall, not a great book, maybe not even a good book, but perhaps a necessary book. I have never understood why so many older child and teenage narrators pepper their stories with “I wish [really bad thing] would happen to [so and so]”. The novel has sold overcopies and been translated into twenty-two different languages, and paved the way for her following work, “Some Dream for Fools” and “Les gens du Balto” Jul 15, Ciara rated it it was ok Recommends it for: It’s an easy read and a fresh voice–I guarantee it’ll make you chuckle.

Ca, chez Doria, ca s’appelle le mektoub, le destin: The comparison with Catcher in the Rye and The Invisible Man is as much to suggest that this work deserves to become a French classic. Want to Read Currently Reading Kife. Thanks for telling us about the problem.