Mulla Nasruddin

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Item Code: IHL273
Author: Sampurna Chattarji
Publisher: A Puffin Original
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9780143330073
Pages: 162 (9 B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 7.8 Inch X 5.0 Inch
Book Description

Sampurna Chattarji was born in Africa, grew up in Darjeeling, went to college in New Delhi and worked for seven years in advertising in Kolkata and Mumbai before becoming a full—time writer. Her collection of stories, The Greatest Stories Ever told, and her translation of Sukumar Ray’s poetry and prose, Abel Tabol: Nonsense World Sukumar Ray, are both available in Puffin. Her books for adults include a poetry collection, Sight May Strike Yen Blind, published by the Sahitya Alcademi in 2007.


Refuse to see things that simply aren’t there 1
Violent fists in the air 2
You can call me 4
Can’t you talk straight, like normal people? 10
Thinking gets you nowhere 20
If wishes were horses 22
Talking to a little guy in a turban 34
What was normal anyway? 36
He’s a time-traveller 37
I’ll make you famous 39
They could imagine more because they knew less 40
Why can’t you ever tell one story at a time? 44
Too much funs 59
Why didn’t I wake up one morning and find I could do magic?60
We would never forget 62
That’s the problem with questions 64
Why was I so scared? 77
A script I had never seen before 79
A road at the top of the tree 80
No one knew everything, not even grown-ups 92
He who is unafraid of Timur is unafraid of anything 96
Mulla Nasruddin’s Guide to Seeing the World 103
Was it a secret code?114
One wrong word could mean death116
Get out and get out fast 119
Have you ever had your computer screen turn upside-down?121
This guy was a riddler 125
The right door had to be the right door 130
The rain was red 133
Shouldn’t I be a real hero and choose what really frightened me?135
Everything I needed was here 141
Start walking 145
The hermit in the hut 157
The body was missing 159
I Seeing things differently 161
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