The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco

The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780765341
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/15/2013
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Hamilton has worked for the BBC World Service as a broadcast journalist since 1998, including being a correspondent in Morocco, South Africa and Madagascar. He also reports for BBC TV, radio and online. While living in Morocco, he co-authored the Time Out Guide to Marrakech and has written throughout his career for magazines and newspapers such as Conde Nast Traveller and The Times. He has an MA in African Studies from SOAS.

Table of Contents

*Introduction
• The Red Lantern
• The Fakir and the Frog
• The Gazelle with the Golden Horns
• The Shoemaker and the Bird
• The Traveller and the Sultan's Daughter
• The Woman who fell in love with the Hermit
• The Trials of Noureddine
• The Sultan and his Vizier's Wife
• The Thief and the Judge
• Seven Coins and a Donkey
• The Girl from Fes
• The Sultan and his Vizier
• The Sultan's Daughter
• The Clothes Merchant and the Young Woman
• The Laundryman
• The Man who went against his Father's Wishes
• The Lion and the Wolf
• The Oil Merchant's Son
• The Sultan and the Chicken
• The Two Hunchbacks
• El-Ghaliya bent Mansour
• King Kadour and his son Mouhand *The Land and the Treasure
• The Statue and the Robber
• The Tailor, the Princess and the Eagle
• Nour and the Sultan
• The Sultan and the Thief
• The Eyes of Ben'Adi
• The Vizier and the Barber
• The Imam and the Wager
• The Date Gatherers
• Ismail and the Thieves
• The Birth of the Sahara
• The Christian Woman
• The Rich Woman and the Sacks of Corn
• The Nobleman and his Three Sons
• The Vengeance of Allah
• The Three Figs
• The Legend of the Rose
• Aicha Rmada
• The Queen and the King, the son of Amelkani
• The Bird from the Land of Gabour
• One hundred and one Beheadings
• The Sultan's Daughter and the Leper
• The Woman and the Black Cat
• The City and the Countryside
• Suleiman and the Stork
• The Woman and the Devil
• The Pomegranate and the Talking Drum

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