Masabeeh- Gloom's lantern

مصابيج الدجى

7/11/20231 min read

Gloom's lantern

"Masabeeh Al-Duja, Gloom's lanterns" is a captivating novel that delves into the rich history of an ancient Palestinian village, "Arraba al-Batuf." The author, Hussein Yassin, beautifully weaves together autobiography, social and political dimensions, cultural descriptions, and personal narratives in a poetic and literary style.

Through his storytelling, he preserves the folk heritage of the village and emphasizes the importance of education in facing the challenges of occupation.

The book presents real-life stories that depict the vibrant life of the village and highlights the struggle of Palestinians to maintain their identity and connection to the land. With its evocative prose and deep exploration of heritage, "Gloom's lanterns" serves as a beacon for future generations, reminding them of their roots and the resilience of their people.