Faïza Guène is a French writer and director. Born in Bobigny, France, in to parents of Algerian origin she is best known for her two novels, Kiffe kiffe demain and Du rêve pour les oufs. She has also directed several short films, including Rien que des mots. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic. in Faïza Guène’s Kiffe kiffe demain (), a novel about Faïza Guène, like Doria, her alter ego, feels like an anomaly mixed cultural identities who live in the banlieues de. Paris. resignation of kif-kif demain to embrace the novelty and.

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It will make you laugh like no other book in recent memory. 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. She just gets on with things. View all 6 comments. The title of this book, Kiffe kiffe demainmust give translators nightmares. To me, it is the city of lights, romance and fluffy pastries. Another copy I picked up at the office I’ve never read a story about this group in France–preferring to focus on the artisan and historical stories–and I found the story to be full of rage, Americanisms and sadness.

Subject-wise, it technically has that realist ‘worthiness’ c [3. How stupid is that? Doria er en fantastisk smart jente, og alt hun forteller sluker jeg med stor leselyst. Consiglio vivamente di leggere questo libro anche solo per capire meglio la situazione in cui si trovano molti giovani che vivono nelle banlieue, soprattutto in quelle parigine, che alla fine sono quasi periferie come tante altre.

Doria has an Eeyore soul but it so terribly endearing I honestly don’t know what to think about this book. Trivia About Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Doria a 15 ans, un sens aigu de la vanne, une connaissance encyclopedique de la tele, et des reves qui la reveillent. A fresh look on immigration and on surviving even in difficult conditions.

Not a great book at all. I do know that while the novel has no beginning, middle and end, there is no main narrative, it does give you a slice of the pie and ask that you taste it and make up your own mind about how much you like it. This is her first book. Doria, the heroine, is as critical of her fellow residents with their sexism and narrow-mindedness as she is of French racism. Se fosse nata maschio, sarebbe stato tutti diverso secondo lei — e forse non ha neanche del tutto torto.

It was readable but frustrating – in a I honestly don’t know what to think about this book. Originally from Morocco, Doria lives with her illiterate mom in the projects of France in a North African community a few miles from “Last week, Mme DuThingy, the social worker from city hall, came back to the house. Understandably Doria is angry.

Apr 23, Annabelle rated it really liked it. Peu importe, guenf et moi on s’en fout de pas faire partie de la jet-set. Un roman plein de seve et d’humour. The main character was conventionally sassy in a funny way – but, again, nothing particularly kirf writing home about… and the ending was a little cheesy for me…. It’s French thus the title but I mean I read it and understood it I’m doing A-Level French and I’m going to be studying French at Cardiff Guenee this year but the main character was so hard to wrap my head around.

With the casual racism that she and her mother regularly encounter. Narrator Doria’s voice may grate for some readers and the ending is perhaps a bit too neat in that YA way.


French-born Moroccan adolescent girl growing up in poor suburbs around Paris with her Moroccan mother and absent father. I love coming of age novels, but this protagonist is barely memorable.

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To ask other oiff questions about Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrowplease sign up. Somewhat bleak but interesting story, doubly worth reading since the shootings at Charlie Hebdo. This book is basically perfect. Doria holds it all together.

Ca, chez Doria, ca s’appelle le mektoub, le destin: Please combine Kiffe kiffe demain 3 Aug 17, I was kind of glad magazines have waned, but on the consumerism and fashion front, they kidf quite benign compared with what you hear about Instagram and teens now.

denain There is love in her mother and friends, and she ends up with a teenage love. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Overall, not a great book, maybe not even a good book, but perhaps a necessary book. A funny, heartfelt story from a wise guy who happens to be a girl. Nov 15, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The book makes sense without knowing all these references, but I enjoy finding out this sort of stuff.

I loved her and I believed in her completely. Lists with This Book.

I don’t remember thinking this about more than one or two people and it’s not like I was having a great time socially or at homeand I can’t ever remember other kids saying it. Her father has returned to his Moroccan birthplace to find a new wife who will provide him with the son he so badly wants.