The Girl Who Married a Lion - Folktales from Africa

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First published in 1989 as Children of Wax, The Girl Who Married a Lion includes all but one of the original stories and features six new folk tales, an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith and a letter from the one and only Mma Ramotswe. From animal fables to mysterious forces residing in the landscape, this collection demonstrates the wealth and variety of African folk tales and the particular magic of Africa's spiritual roots: a sense of unity with the environment. Simple, surprising, cruel and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales remain as fresh and vital as in the original African idiom.
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Weight 0.133000
Author Alexander McCall Smith
Availability IP
Department Literature
Edition Main
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781841956299
Pages 192
Published 07/07/2005
Publisher Canongate Books
Section Literature
Size Unfolded 13x20cm
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