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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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. And faizx was lovely to meet Doria and Yasmina. I read it in French–I don’t know if it’s available in English–and it’s a fine way to practice one’s French and learn some contemporary slang into the bargain.

I read it in English, I’m sure the french version is even better. He’s one of those people who think illiteracy is like AIDS.

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Her entire perception of the world was full of complaints about everything, it’s not until we’re over halfway through the book that she begins to show real emotion and it just made me so angry.

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Les assistantes ffaiza de la mairie qui defilent chez elle parfaitement manucurees. 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 She lives with her mother in a tower block on the outskirts of Paris.

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow

Les fleurs du mal Charles P Baudelaire. Aug 24, Antonomasia rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. It will make you laugh like no other book in recent memory.

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 jiffe work.

Jan 20, Marie rated it really liked tuene Shelves: I also appreciated the shrewdness and comicalness of the teen narrator. I put ALL the vocabulary on Quizlet, and the sets are open, so help yourself. 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. Read more Read less.

But they are balanced by humour, emotional ties, and a wonderful sense of community. Sorry, I did do French to English! Un roman plein de seve et d’humour. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert. There are dark theme: A window into the lives of the Seine-Saint-Denis residents, written for the kkffe by a young writer.


To me, it is the city of lights, romance and fluffy pastries. Amidst racism, poverty, and growing up with a single mom, Doria, the main character, writes in a smart, snarky, sardonic voice, making fun but in an enjoyable way of teachers, neighbors, will focusing hate at her father who has abandoned her. Doria has an Eeyore soul but it so terribly endearing This is the story of a young Algerian girl who lives in the slums surrounding Paris. Trivia About Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow.

Apr 23, Annabelle rated it really liked it. J’aimais l’emploi de la langue contemporaine et son attitude rebelle bien quelques fois on essayer de l’humilier. Mom goes to adult literacy training, Doria tries to demzin school but has some obstacles along the way. Hamoudi, her closest friend, Faizq lives are moving in different directions, but the bond between them remains.

The banlieues are the French version of community housing with all the attendant connotations that entails. Open Preview See a Problem?