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Pilpay's Fables (Hardback)

(author of introduction), (author)
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Hardback 96 Pages / Published: 30/05/2003
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This is a translation of a recently discovered manuscript, containing Sanskrit tales written over 2000 years ago, in which each tale - acted out by a cast of animals and people - is intended to offer an important lesson in life, often one that evolves from the protagonists' various misfortunes. Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) - soldier, explorer, linguist, anthropologist, literatus - is perhaps best known as co-discoverer (with partner John Hanning Speke), of the source of the Nile, and the first translator into English of the Thousand And One'

Publisher: Orchid Press Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9789745240285
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 551 g
Dimensions: 218 x 198 x 17 mm

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