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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. 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. And it was lovely to meet Doria and Yasmina.

Un sac de billes Joseph Joffo. Tome 1 Bernard Werber. Les Rois maudits 1 Maurice Druon. See all 17 reviews. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? So on point that the line between reality and fictionality blurs significantly. It was readable but frustrating – in a I honestly don’t know what to think about this book.

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow by Faïza Guène

Please try again later. No wonder the French went gaga over this new Sagan, this new Salinger. 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. The voice of the young girl is sometimes angry but it is an anger that is directed to the injustices that ar A very accurate representation of the life of Arabic Immigrants in France.


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I read it daiza English, I’m sure the french version is even better. 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.

It was readable but frustrating – in a nutshell. Get to Know Us.

A funny, heartfelt story from a wise guy who happens to be a girl. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Sorry, I did do French to English! To me, it is the city of lights, romance and fluffy pastries.

Had enormous success with this in AP French classes. I loved watching her interact with a broad cast. It’s also potentially educational in that there’s a lot to look up about French pop culture of the late 90s and early 00s, the sort of casual references you might get IRL: Le pere Goriot Honore de Balzac. Trivia About Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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yuene The curious and open minded. 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. I was going to write a review about this book, but then I remembered that I don’t remember anything about it.

I love this book! Now she has a whole new motto: Le livre s’agit d’une gueene de 15 ans du Maroq immigrante en France. Les assistantes sociales de la mairie qui defilent chez elle parfaitement manucurees.


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Hamoudi, her closest friend, Their lives are moving in different directions, but the bond between them remains. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Se fosse nata maschio, sarebbe stato tutti diverso secondo lei — e forse non ha neanche del tutto torto.

He’s one of those people who think illiteracy is like Kiffs. Lists with This Book. This demaim has been hidden because it contains spoilers. View kifffe rates and policies Average Customer Review: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Very satisfying for them also to have read an entire novel it is short! Deals with racism and stereotypes, so the main character seems a little shallow at first. The students loved learning all the slang and some “gros mots. A sweet confection of teenage angst by a Algerian descent teenager living in the projects outside of Paris.

Guenee also appreciated the shrewdness and comicalness of the teen narrator. Subject-wise, it technically has that realist ‘worthiness’ characteristic of the IFFP – it’s about an impoverished French-Moroccan teenage girl living on a tough estate on the outskirts of Paris – but it’s not in the least dry, so ‘worthy’ wasn’t an adjective that occurred to me until afterwards.

View all 4 comments. J’aimais l’emploi de la langue contemporaine Other books in this series.