There are lots of Cinderellas in the world, like Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and Brothers Grimm's Aschenputtel .
However, it is absolutely amazing to find a unique folk story of this kind among the people of the island of Socotra telling it in their oldest unwritten language and living in the most isolated and untouched lands covered with frankincense,
myrrh and dragon's blood trees, harvesting the best aloe and telling the most essential and attractive tales when their babies and children go asleep. Mehazelo is the name of Cinderella of Socotra, but the whole story has its own exotic color, as you will see...
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About the Author
In 1990s he retold some of those tales in Russian, in 2000s - in English (they were also published in German in translation from the author's English versions).