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Author: C G Campbell
Publisher: London, Benn [1952]
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Campbell, C.G. (Charles Grimshaw), 1912-1953.
From town and tribe.
London, Benn [1952]
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C G Campbell
OCLC Number: 1058554
Notes: Short stories.
Description: 217 pages 20 cm
Contents: The story of the girl who answered "no" --
The story of the king, Hamed bin Bathara, and of the fearless girl --
The story of the girl who loved her little ape --
The story of the sharing of the bed --
The story of that which was not there --
The story of the miser, Jafer Tamburi, and of his shoes --
The story of the boy Hameid --
The story of the king, and of his three sons, Istarbanz, Darya Shinas, and Janting (from the Baluchi) --
The story of the king, Zabardast Ashur, and of his three sons, Yekshambe, Doshambe, and Charshambe (from the Baluchi) --
The story of the boy Issa and of his fight with Lukman el Hakim --
The story of Jauher bin Taher, the son who dallied by the road --
The guests of the Khafaja are stronger than the people of the House --
The crab which drowned a camel (origin of Proverb) --
An account of the living creatures (translated account of some Omani magical beliefs) --
The story of the Crow and the Food (English and Baluchi) --
The story of the girl named Laughter, who never laughed at all --
The story of the girl named Dream, who played always in the sea by night --
The story of the chaste youth and the wanton girl --
The story of the boy Amber, who was the son of a king --
The story of Abdul Bari Abu Jassim, who turned misfortune into fortune --
The story of Faleh the father of meat --
The story of Alawi the son of Qadhi --
The story of the Qadhi who rejoiced --
The story of the three sailors, and how they carved a living --
The story of the city where the cloth merchants gave short measure and the food merchants gave short weight and the girls were wantons --
The story of the son who was not from his father --
The story of the excuse which was worse than the offence and of the assistance which was worse than the opposition --
Muscat stories : The story of the man who dug a pit ; The story of the faithless guest ; The story of the ass which became a Qadhi --
Shorter stories of Muscat and Oman --
The story of Mohammed the Muallin (Muscat children's story) --
The story of the thief and the closet and the witness.
Responsibility: translated & set down by C.G. Campbell.


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