Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow is the first novel by Faëza Guène, who was only nineteen when it was published in The book was embraced and celebrated in France. Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow. Faiza Guene, Author, trans. from the French by Sarah Adams. Harcourt $13 (p) ISBN Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow is written by Faïza Guène, a young French woman of Algerian origin, who wrote the book when she was nineteen, and.

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Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow is a great insider’s look not only at the public housing projects outside of Paris, but at the life of a teenage girl not so different from one anywhere else in the world. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Aug 24, Antonomasia rated it really liked it Shelves: He thought I’d forged my mom’s name on the slip. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. She’s strong and she deals with everything as it comes along, no matter how hard it is.

How stupid is that? I read it in English, I’m sure the french version is even better.

I loved her and I believed in her completely. I would highly recommend this novel to anyone.

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In the rough Paris housing projects, Doria, 15, a child of Muslim immigrant parents, sets her kiffs dreams against the grim daily struggle, even as she does sometimes find the bold and the beautiful in herself and in her neighborhood. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


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She has a brilliant imagination, and the story she has to tell is both funny and sad, lighthearted and serious. Faiza Guene pulls you into her story. To view it, click tomorrow. The curious and open minded.

Doria holds it all together. Son kifde Hamoudi, un grand de la cite qui l’a connue alors qu’elle etait “haute comme une barrette de shit. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Their relationship was the best thing of all. How stupid is that?

This is one of those books you can open to any page and find a great one liner, a perfect observation or a memorable incident.

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow: A Young Woman’s Portrait of Muslims in France

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jul 25, Nafiza rated it liked it Shelves: 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. Doria is a lot like every other teenage girl, but at tomrrow same time, she’s much different. She is only nineteen; it’s admirable that she could finish writing a book at all.

Apr 23, Annabelle rated it really liked it. There must be Russian brunettes out there with names that are super simple to pronounce, so simple you’d shout them out for no other reason than the fun of saying such an easy name.


I have worked with many underprivileged students who have the same out look on life as Doria, the narrator. The book makes sense without knowing all these references, but I enjoy finding out this sort of stuff. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 Peu importe, “Maman et moi on s’en fout de pas faire partie de la jet-set.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Although I haven’t read the French text, it does not seem that Sarah Adams’ translation is missing any of the brilliant wit or originality that was expected from reading reviews.

That help includes show-off social worker Madame DuSomething a name that lets people know she comes from people of high standing and the psychiatrist, Madame Burlaud, who is old and ugly and smells like anti lice shampoo, according to Doria. It was a great story! But nearly always directly with the audience. At first, Doria’s life is kif-kif tomorrow. Open Preview See a Problem?