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Tea in the harem

by Mehdi Charef

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Published by Serpent"s Tail in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Paris
    • Subjects:
    • North Africans -- France -- Paris -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Le thé au harem d"Archi Ahmed.

      StatementMehdi Charef ; translated by Ed Emery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2663.H34174 T4713 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. ;
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1905482M
      ISBN 101852421517
      LC Control Number90108723
      OCLC/WorldCa22627307

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Tea Tea in the harem book the Harem is an excellent account of life in the slums of Paris. It is at times disturbingly real and deals with Foreigners trying to make a go of it in the mean streets of France.

I liked it because it reveals another side of Paris; a bleak, dirty, and dangerous side not often dealt with in books and movies/5(4). In a direct language, punctuated by moments of poetic beauty, Mehdi Charef portrays a reality only too rarely the subject of fiction. An immediate success upon publication in France inTea in the Harem became the rallying-point for second-generation Algerians and Moroccans, who gave themselves the name 'beur': slang for 'Arab'.more/5.

* Le Monde * Tea in the Harem does not wallow in the world it depicts, it expresses the urge to get out. It is a dry, fast and ferocious book. * Figaro Magazine * Grabbed me from page one and never let go. -- Hanif Kureishi show more. About Mehdi Charef.

Mehdi Charef was born in Algeria in He moved to Paris with his family in and /5(). Inafter completing the book, Tea in the Harem was published and distributed to the masses. It was a surprise hit for Charef. With this success, and the fame that followed, Charef was then asked to direct a movie adaptation of his hit novel.

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Tea in the harem by Mehdi Charef. Published by Serpent's Tail in London. Written in EnglishPages: Mehdi Charef is the author of Tea in the Harem ( avg rating, ratings, 14 reviews, published ), Le Harki De Meriem ( avg rating, 11 rating /5.

An immediate success upon publication in France inTea in the Harem became the rallying-point for second-generation Algerians and Moroccans, who gave themselves the name 'beur': slang for?Arab?. Tea in the harem by Mehdi Charef; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, North Africans; Places: France, Paris.

Mehdi Charef was born in Algeria in He moved to Paris with his family in and worked in an engineering factory in the suburbs after leaving school. Tea in the Harem was originally 4/5(1). Books, Toys, Games and much more. Tea in the Harem. by Mehdi Charef, Ed Emery | Read Reviews.

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Tea in the Harem by Mehdi Charef - book cover, description, publication history. Tea in the Harem is a book solidly planted in the world of the s, with its collective awareness of a glaring division between the “haves” and “have-nots.” Yet, unlike Tom Wolfe’s overcelebrated The Bonfire of the Vanities, here the point of view is focused from deep within the center of poverty.

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* Le Monde * Tea in the Harem does not wallow in the world it depicts, it expresses the urge to get out. It is a dry, fast and ferocious book.

* Figaro Magazine * Grabbed me from page one and never let go. -- Hanif Kureishi Read more. Tea in the Harem.

Majid, the son of Algerian immigrants, lives on the fringes of French society in a dreary, concrete slum. Thrown out of technical school, he hangs out with his friends and drinks, takes drugs, vandalizes the neighbors' property and commits robberies for spending money.

Directed by Mehdi Charef. With Kader Boukhanef, Rémi Martin, Laure Duthilleul, Saïda Bekkouche. In a depressing concrete Parisian suburb in the seventies two friends are keeping boredom at bay with loitering and petty crime/10(3). The lives of second-generation Algerians in a Paris housing project, the basis of the award-winning film."Writing that is both dazzling and economical and a moral and aesthetic elegance that does not judge.

The greatest attribute of this extraordinary first novel is its thirst for life."--Le Quotidien de Paris. Tea in the Harem is an excellent account of life in the slums of Paris.

It is at times disturbingly real and deals with Foreigners trying to make a go of it in the mean streets of France. I liked it because it reveals another side of Paris; a bleak, dirty, and dangerous side not often dealt with in books and movies.4/5.

title Tea in the Harem, and points rather to the lack of understanding between the French and the immigrant Algerian youth population. Charef's first novel is an incisive critique of the French attitude towards immigrants and the poverty that results.

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pp. £ 'You can always hide an empty stomach, but a hovel is there for all to see. Whatever happened to dignity?'Author: Frances Webber.Tea in the Harem () User Reviews Review this title 3 Reviews. Hide Spoilers. Sort by: Filter by Rating: 10 / The Only Weapon Is Friendship two-rivers 27 April Madjid, a son of Algerian immigrants, and his friend Pat are condemned to spend their youth in the dreary concrete blocks of a Parisian suburb.