Dreams from the Endz

Dreams from the Endz☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Dreams from the Endz By Faïza Guène ✎ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk year old Ahl me her name means dream in Arabic lives with her father, The Boss He is half the man he was, since an accident on his building site stopped him working Then there s Ahl me s brother, ye year old Ahl me her name means dream in Arabic lives with her father, The Boss He is half the Dreams from PDF/EPUB or man he was, since an accident on his building site stopped him working Then there s Ahl me s brother,year old Foued, excluded from school and getting drawn into the world of drug dealing on Uprising Estate Ahl me battles with her family, the struggles and queues that come with being an immigrant, and the guilt trips of distant relatives back home But when she returns after a ten year absence to the country where her mother was massacred at a village wedding, she brokers a kind of truce, both with her homeland, and with the need to forge a future Along the way, she stamps on that mythical version of Metropolitan France, a desperate fabrication put out by economic and political migrants and readily bought into by those left behind in Algeria Dreams from the Endz is an extraordinary achievement outspoken and sobering but crucially laced with the author s hallmark wit Faiza Guene illuminates the impact of politics on everyday lives, acting as the nation s eyes and ears in places many would never dare to go, weaving unforgettable tales across barriers. I m quite surprised with the low average rating for this book I really liked it and found Ahl me to be a convincing narrator Fa za Gu ne is a young Parisian author of Algerian descent, and in my opinion this book really shows off her talent and how her writing has evolved from her young adult novel Just Like Tomorrow Gu ne really gives an interesting insight into a multicultural France and what it is like to grow up with an immigrant background There s no real structure to the novel and the I m quite surprised with the low average rating for this book I really liked it and found Ahl me to be a convincing narrator Fa za Gu ne is a young Parisian author of Algerian descent, and in my opinion this book really shows off her talent and how her writing has evolved from her young adult novel Just Like Tomorrow Gu ne really gives an interesting insight into a multicultural France and what it is like to grow up with an immigrant background There s no real structure to the novel and the storyline just floats along I found this to be a benefit, as at times it felt like sitting across from Ahl me and listening to her frustrations about her life, her need to keep her little brother out of trouble and her old memories, missing her mother and the way her dad used to be Dreams from the Endz is a novel that which feels very realistic, and I could definitely when reading it find similarities to some particular areas of London I was thinking of 4 to 5 stars But then I remembered Faiza Guene got this particular book published when she was 22 years of age, so, yes, 5 stars.I like the easiness she has in her writing Very, very much.I wouldn t say she paints tremendously memorable characters, but I like reading her books this one has been my second. Guene has been on my radar for quite some time, so I decided to borrow this from the library when I spotted it nestled between two rather enormous books on the fiction shelves The cultural details here were fascinating, but it felt rather too colloquial in its style yes, I get that this was probably the point, but it was out of my comfort zone Hell, I don t even know what man dem means NB My laptop automatically corrected that to man den , which sounds miles better to me Beards and bee Guene has been on my radar for quite some time, so I decided to borrow this from the library when I spotted it nestled between two rather enormous books on the fiction shelves The cultural details here were fascinating, but it felt rather too colloquial in its style yes, I get that this was probably the point, but it was out of my comfort zone Hell, I don t even know what man dem means NB My laptop automatically corrected that to man den , which sounds miles better to me Beards and beer Mmm Whilst Dreams from the Endz was rather fitting to read in the current political situation, and in the face of the migrant crisis , I just didn t think it was very good in either its plot or its telling Its characters were flat, and I would not read another of Guene s books again on this basis Definitely worth reading Even though the book has no concrete plot, Guene provides an amazing insight into the lives of immigrants, raising a variety of emotions along the way In a few pages, the book explores multiculturalism without giving in to popular or romanticised beliefs Coming from an immigrant herself, it s muchbelievable The characters seem real, and their feelings relatable P.S if a plot is the first thing you look for, you might not enjoy it so much Read it for the expe Definitely worth reading Even though the book has no concrete plot, Guene provides an amazing insight into the lives of immigrants, raising a variety of emotions along the way In a few pages, the book explores multiculturalism without giving in to popular or romanticised beliefs Coming from an immigrant herself, it s muchbelievable The characters seem real, and their feelings relatable P.S if a plot is the first thing you look for, you might not enjoy it so much Read it for the experience, not for the story The plotline was insubstantial The ending was very abrupt The main theme was not addressed nearly as much as it should have been A generally lousy read. A story with no real plot but isn t that how life is A short visit into a migrant s life and her daily trials to merely survive.A good read. This loosely structured novel uses lots of slang, non sequiturs, and some outrageous imagery all from the tongue of twenty something narrator Ahleme to illuminate the adaptation of struggling Algerians to their new lives in France Woven between Ahleme s criticisms of the boys she meets to date, the friends whose spending outpaces her income, and the family she struggles to help adapt to their lives in Paris outskirts, are subtle reminders of the xenophobia and outright prejudice that con This loosely structured novel uses lots of slang, non sequiturs, and some outrageous imagery all from the tongue of twenty something narrator Ahleme to illuminate the adaptation of struggling Algerians to their new lives in France Woven between Ahleme s criticisms of the boys she meets to date, the friends whose spending outpaces her income, and the family she struggles to help adapt to their lives in Paris outskirts, are subtle reminders of the xenophobia and outright prejudice that confront immigrants in a world still focused on a nebulously defined War on Terror The heavier aspects of Some Dream for Fools, however, easily give way toaccessible stories of family loyalty and economic struggle.In fact, the novel succeeds because it is mucha universal coming of age story than it is an attempt to write a political novel Ahleme shares a voice with a long literary line of questionably educated but wholly spirited, angst ridden young adults struggling, as Holden Caufield did in Cather in the Rye, with the phonies and frauds that can seem the only representatives of an uncaring and insincere adult world Some Dream for Fools has a freshness to its voice, an easy and enjoyable humor, and an unvarnished sincerity in Ahleme s narration that may not quite elevate the novel to literature, but certainly create an engaging world that is accessible, enjoyable, and eye opening to those whose existence the reader might otherwise ignore It s the second book I read by this author and I really like her style Fa za Gu ne is French from Algerian origins and she mixes the French language with some expressions used by the kids of Northern Africa leaving on the outskirts of Paris, where so many of them can t find a job and try to make sense of their lives Her book is full of emotion and sensitivity, quite funny at times but also sad She excels at describing what it s like to grow up with an immigrant background Each time I finish It s the second book I read by this author and I really like her style Fa za Gu ne is French from Algerian origins and she mixes the French language with some expressions used by the kids of Northern Africa leaving on the outskirts of Paris, where so many of them can t find a job and try to make sense of their lives Her book is full of emotion and sensitivity, quite funny at times but also sad She excels at describing what it s like to grow up with an immigrant background Each time I finish one of her books, I want to start another one Well worth reading I ve seen the narrator described as an Algerian Bridget Jones Well, maybe if Bridget s father was clinically depressed and disabled, the mother was murdered at a family wedding along with 200 other people, and Bridget had a series of extremely dead end clerical and waitressing jobs while overseeing her little brother who seems intent on a life of petty criminality Despite all that, and the problems of translating slang, it s funny And maybe hopeful. This book delivers how it feels to be an immigrant really well Based on Ahl me s point of view, her personality has become the strongest point of the whole plot She made someone who s never been moving to start a life a new country like me know how to struggle.I love Foued s character too eventhough sometimes, he was too stubborn to listen to her sister, at least knowing his reasons to be involved with the big dogs built a whole new image of him.

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    Dreams from the Endz MOBI ½ Dreams from PDF/EPUB or family, the struggles and queues that come with being an immigrant, and the guilt trips of distant relatives back home But when she returns after a ten year absence to the country where her mother was massacred at a village wedding, she brokers a kind of truce, both with her homeland, and with the need to forge a future Along the way, she stamps on that mythical version of Metropolitan France, a desperate fabrication put out by economic and political migrants and readily bought into by those left behind in Algeria Dreams from the Endz is an extraordinary achievement outspoken and sobering but crucially laced with the author s hallmark wit Faiza Guene illuminates the impact of politics on everyday lives, acting as the nation s eyes and ears in places many would never dare to go, weaving unforgettable tales across barriers. I m quite surprised with the low average rating for this book I really liked it and found Ahl me to be a convincing narrator Fa za Gu ne is a young Parisian author of Algerian descent, and in my opinion this book really shows off her talent and how her writing has evolved from her young adult novel Just Like Tomorrow Gu ne really gives an interesting insight into a multicultural France and what it is like to grow up with an immigrant background There s no real structure to the novel and the I m quite surprised with the low average rating for this book I really liked it and found Ahl me to be a convincing narrator Fa za Gu ne is a young Parisian author of Algerian descent, and in my opinion this book really shows off her talent and how her writing has evolved from her young adult novel Just Like Tomorrow Gu ne really gives an interesting insight into a multicultural France and what it is like to grow up with an immigrant background There s no real structure to the novel and the storyline just floats along I found this to be a benefit, as at times it felt like sitting across from Ahl me and listening to her frustrations about her life, her need to keep her little brother out of trouble and her old memories, missing her mother and the way her dad used to be Dreams from the Endz is a novel that which feels very realistic, and I could definitely when reading it find similarities to some particular areas of London I was thinking of 4 to 5 stars But then I remembered Faiza Guene got this particular book published when she was 22 years of age, so, yes, 5 stars.I like the easiness she has in her writing Very, very much.I wouldn t say she paints tremendously memorable characters, but I like reading her books this one has been my second. Guene has been on my radar for quite some time, so I decided to borrow this from the library when I spotted it nestled between two rather enormous books on the fiction shelves The cultural details here were fascinating, but it felt rather too colloquial in its style yes, I get that this was probably the point, but it was out of my comfort zone Hell, I don t even know what man dem means NB My laptop automatically corrected that to man den , which sounds miles better to me Beards and bee Guene has been on my radar for quite some time, so I decided to borrow this from the library when I spotted it nestled between two rather enormous books on the fiction shelves The cultural details here were fascinating, but it felt rather too colloquial in its style yes, I get that this was probably the point, but it was out of my comfort zone Hell, I don t even know what man dem means NB My laptop automatically corrected that to man den , which sounds miles better to me Beards and beer Mmm Whilst Dreams from the Endz was rather fitting to read in the current political situation, and in the face of the migrant crisis , I just didn t think it was very good in either its plot or its telling Its characters were flat, and I would not read another of Guene s books again on this basis Definitely worth reading Even though the book has no concrete plot, Guene provides an amazing insight into the lives of immigrants, raising a variety of emotions along the way In a few pages, the book explores multiculturalism without giving in to popular or romanticised beliefs Coming from an immigrant herself, it s muchbelievable The characters seem real, and their feelings relatable P.S if a plot is the first thing you look for, you might not enjoy it so much Read it for the expe Definitely worth reading Even though the book has no concrete plot, Guene provides an amazing insight into the lives of immigrants, raising a variety of emotions along the way In a few pages, the book explores multiculturalism without giving in to popular or romanticised beliefs Coming from an immigrant herself, it s muchbelievable The characters seem real, and their feelings relatable P.S if a plot is the first thing you look for, you might not enjoy it so much Read it for the experience, not for the story The plotline was insubstantial The ending was very abrupt The main theme was not addressed nearly as much as it should have been A generally lousy read. A story with no real plot but isn t that how life is A short visit into a migrant s life and her daily trials to merely survive.A good read. This loosely structured novel uses lots of slang, non sequiturs, and some outrageous imagery all from the tongue of twenty something narrator Ahleme to illuminate the adaptation of struggling Algerians to their new lives in France Woven between Ahleme s criticisms of the boys she meets to date, the friends whose spending outpaces her income, and the family she struggles to help adapt to their lives in Paris outskirts, are subtle reminders of the xenophobia and outright prejudice that con This loosely structured novel uses lots of slang, non sequiturs, and some outrageous imagery all from the tongue of twenty something narrator Ahleme to illuminate the adaptation of struggling Algerians to their new lives in France Woven between Ahleme s criticisms of the boys she meets to date, the friends whose spending outpaces her income, and the family she struggles to help adapt to their lives in Paris outskirts, are subtle reminders of the xenophobia and outright prejudice that confront immigrants in a world still focused on a nebulously defined War on Terror The heavier aspects of Some Dream for Fools, however, easily give way toaccessible stories of family loyalty and economic struggle.In fact, the novel succeeds because it is mucha universal coming of age story than it is an attempt to write a political novel Ahleme shares a voice with a long literary line of questionably educated but wholly spirited, angst ridden young adults struggling, as Holden Caufield did in Cather in the Rye, with the phonies and frauds that can seem the only representatives of an uncaring and insincere adult world Some Dream for Fools has a freshness to its voice, an easy and enjoyable humor, and an unvarnished sincerity in Ahleme s narration that may not quite elevate the novel to literature, but certainly create an engaging world that is accessible, enjoyable, and eye opening to those whose existence the reader might otherwise ignore It s the second book I read by this author and I really like her style Fa za Gu ne is French from Algerian origins and she mixes the French language with some expressions used by the kids of Northern Africa leaving on the outskirts of Paris, where so many of them can t find a job and try to make sense of their lives Her book is full of emotion and sensitivity, quite funny at times but also sad She excels at describing what it s like to grow up with an immigrant background Each time I finish It s the second book I read by this author and I really like her style Fa za Gu ne is French from Algerian origins and she mixes the French language with some expressions used by the kids of Northern Africa leaving on the outskirts of Paris, where so many of them can t find a job and try to make sense of their lives Her book is full of emotion and sensitivity, quite funny at times but also sad She excels at describing what it s like to grow up with an immigrant background Each time I finish one of her books, I want to start another one Well worth reading I ve seen the narrator described as an Algerian Bridget Jones Well, maybe if Bridget s father was clinically depressed and disabled, the mother was murdered at a family wedding along with 200 other people, and Bridget had a series of extremely dead end clerical and waitressing jobs while overseeing her little brother who seems intent on a life of petty criminality Despite all that, and the problems of translating slang, it s funny And maybe hopeful. This book delivers how it feels to be an immigrant really well Based on Ahl me s point of view, her personality has become the strongest point of the whole plot She made someone who s never been moving to start a life a new country like me know how to struggle.I love Foued s character too eventhough sometimes, he was too stubborn to listen to her sister, at least knowing his reasons to be involved with the big dogs built a whole new image of him. "/>
  • Paperback
  • 170 pages
  • Dreams from the Endz
  • Faïza Guène
  • English
  • 14 September 2019
  • 0701181540