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INDIAN FOLK TALES

INDIAN FOLK TALES
$8.50
Item Code: IDE478
Author: Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8123016092
Pages: 49 (Figures: 25)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.5" X 7.3"
From the Jacket:

This book for children consists of eight delectable stories. Forming part of Indian folk tales and journeying through many a generation, these have been handed down to us by our imaginative Indian storytellers. With their gods, heroes, demons, withes, fairies, birds, beasts and flowers in our folk literature, the author has presented these stories in his unique style. Though mostly meant for children these tales entertain and educate everyone, irrespective of age.

About the Author:

A name in the Indian literary world, Mulk Raj Anand is a pioneer in the Indian creative writing in English. A prolific writer, he has many novels, short stories and essays to his credit, the best-known novel being Untouchable and Coolie. He has been bestowed with International Peace Prize, Padma Bhushan and Sahitya Akademi Awards

CONTENTS

How the World Began1
The Sun, the Moon, the Wind and the Sky6
The Lion and the Goat9
Castles in the Air12
A Love Story15
The Crane and the Fish24
The Princess Who Loved Her Father Like Salt 29
The Brahmin, the Tiger and the Jackal37
The Tortoise Who Talked Too Much43

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