New Book by the writer Youssef Chahed

Επιμέλεια: Εύα Πετροπούλου Λιανού

Translated in English language by Imen melliti

The towers of Djerba is a story written for children and teens to shed the light on a very beautiful island in Tunisia called Djerba, the writer Youssef chahed who was born in Djerba, but has lived in France was so attached to his Homeland, he revealed the hidden Secrets practices and believes of That city in ancient Times, and the Magic spirituality that dominated the minds of its inhabitents, infact the books events were about the towers of Djerba a such as Burj Al Ghazi Mustafa or the Great Tower which is an old fortress built in the fifteenth century near the Fatimid Palace. It is considered one of the finest examples of Ottoman military architecture.

It was built in 1903 over the ruins of the ancient city , on the island of Djerba. Today, the site belongs to Tunisia authorities and recognized as a national historical monument, and was later converted into a museum that includes two mausoleums, one of Sidi Saad and the other of Ghazi Mustafa.

The towers of Djerba written by Youssef chahed, illustrated by Temna ben Omran