A Curious Land: Stories from Home

A Curious Land: Stories from Home
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Published Date: October 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1625341877

Susan Muaddi Darraj’s short story collection about the inhabitants of a Palestinian West Bank village, Tel al-Hilou, spans generations and continents to explore ideas of memory, belonging, connection, and, ultimately, the deepest and richest meaning of home. A Curious Land gives voice to the experiences of Palestinians in the last century. 

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Reviewed by: Nasim Ahmed

“A Curious Land” by Susan Muaddi Darraj is a collection of short stories about the inhabitants of Tel Al-Hilou, which is a small Palestinian village in the West Bank. Spanning generations, and continents, the stories explore aspects of the Palestinian narrative through the lived experiences of characters in the book. Darraj writes nine...

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