The World of Nasrudin

The World of Nasrudin

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by Idries Shah
     
 

An International Folk Hero with universal appeal, Nasrudin is often said to have been the wisest fool that ever lived. Whether he did live at all is a matter of debate. More certain is his universal popularity -- Nasrudin is famous throughout Eastern Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Arab World, as well as Central Asia and as far as China.

Whether the stories of

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An International Folk Hero with universal appeal, Nasrudin is often said to have been the wisest fool that ever lived. Whether he did live at all is a matter of debate. More certain is his universal popularity -- Nasrudin is famous throughout Eastern Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Arab World, as well as Central Asia and as far as China.

Whether the stories of Nasrudin are studied for their humour alone, or for their hidden wisdom, they help us to understand our world and ourselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863040863
Publisher:
Ishk Book Service
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.66(h) x 1.61(d)

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