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World tales : the extraordinary coincidence of stories told in all times, in all places

Author: Idries Shah
Publisher: London : Octagon, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Idries Shah
ISBN: 0863040365 9780863040368
OCLC Number: 24743413
Notes: Originally published: Harmondsworth : Allen Lane, 1979.
Description: 410 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Tales of a parrot --
Dick Whittington --
Don't count your chickens --
The hawk and the nightingale --
Cecino the tiny --
Her lover's heart --
The new hand --
The mastermaid --
The hermit --
The maiden wiser than the tsar --
The travelling companion --
The riddles --
The grateful animals and the ungrateful man --
The value of a treasured hoard --
Patient Griselda --
How evil produces evil --
The ghoul and the youth of Ispahan --
The pilgrim from paradise --
The blind ones and the matter of the elephant --
Anpu and Bata --
God is stronger --
The happiest man in the world --
The gordon's head --
The brahmin's wife and the mongoose --
The magic bag --
Catherine's fate --
The desolate island --
Gazelle horn --
Tom tit tot --
The silent couple --
Childe Rowland --
The tale of Mushkil Gusha --
The food of paradise --
The lamb with the golden fleece --
The man with the wen --
The skilful brothjers --
The Algonquin Cinderella --
The kindly ghost --
The ass in pantherskin --
The water of life --
The serpent --
The wonderful lamp --
Who was the most generous --
Cupid and psyche --
The royal detectives --
Conflict of the magigicians --
False witnesses --
The cobbler who became an astrologer --
The two travellers --
The fishermand and his wife --
Impossible judgement --
Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary --
Riquet with the tuft --
The lost camel --
The beggar and the gazelle --
The apple on the boy's head --
The boots of Hunain --
The three caskets --
The land where time stood still --
The man turned into a mule --
The fox and the hedgehog --
The bird maiden --
The slowest may win the race --
The three imposters --
Occasion.
Responsibility: collected by Idries Shah.

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