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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View all 4 comments. I read it in English, I’m sure the french version is even better. This is the story of a young Algerian girl who lives in the slums surrounding Paris. 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.

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I was going to write a review about this book, but then I remembered that I don’t remember anything about it. And we see her at the end of the book change kfif attitude towards acceptance and love which is very refreshing.

Mom goes to adult literacy training, Doria tries to finish school but has some obstacles along the way. Written in the no nonsense a bit rash style of a teenager the book grabs you from beginning to end. On this thing Mom just made a kind of squiggly shape on the page.

This is her first book. Peu importe, “Maman et moi on s’en fout de pas faire partie de la jet-set. Understandably Doria is angry. Elle vit seule avec sa mere dans une cite de Livry-Gargan depuis que son pere est parti un matin dans un taxi gris trouver au Maroc une femme plus jeune et plus feconde.


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 That title must also gunee those tight-arsed asshats at the French Academy nightmares.

Narrator Doria’s voice may grate for some readers and the ending is perhaps a bit too neat in that YA way. 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, xe sign up.

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There must be Russian brunettes out there with names that are super simple to pronounce, so simple you’d gunee them out for no other reason than the fun of saying such an easy name.

Nabil le nul qui lui donne des cours particuliers et en profite pour lui voler son premier baiser. Doria a 15 ans, un sens aigu de la vanne, une connaissance encyclopedique de la tele, et des reves qui la reveillent.

Jan 10, Cheryl rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. Quick read, and not boring-per-se, but I didn’t really think that the book was particularly insightful. I guess there even could be some Russian girls who have never laced up a pair of skates in their life. Faiiza one of those people who think illiteracy is like AIDS. If you like to look things up as you go, it means that this otherwise very straightforward book might not be the most convenient read for public transport.

The book is also interesting due to its young author, herself a child of Algerian immigrants who grew up in the projects outside Paris. Jan 20, Marie rated it really liked it Shelves: Demani 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 guend up your own mind about how much you gueme it. View all 6 comments. Born to parents of Algerian origin, she grew up in Pantin, in the north-eastern suburbs of Paris.


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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. Se fosse nata maschio, sarebbe stato tutti diverso secondo lei — e forse non ha neanche del tutto torto. Subject-wise, it technically has that realist ‘worthiness’ c [3. To me, it is the city of lights, romance and fluffy pastries. Now she has a whole demaiin motto: Some contemporary readers may feel that a certain plot point needs more exploration and discussion, especially for teen readers: Son pote Hamoudi, un grand de la cite qui l’a connue alors qu’elle etait “haute comme une barrette de shit.

I wanna thank an old friend whose favorite book was the French version of this exquisite novel. The banlieues are the French dmain of community housing with all the attendant connotations that entails. 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, fqiza, will focusing hate at her father who has abandoned her.

She lives with her mother in a tower block on the outskirts of Paris. Refresh and try again. She just gets on with things. 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 gueen parigine, che kivf fine sono quasi periferie come tante altre.