The Garden of Joys

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Mai 2000



"The Garden of Joys" is an anthology of anecdotes, fables, stories, and proverbs related and translated from the oral tradition of the Arab lands and from Persian and Arabic literature. Henry Cattan has selected from a number of oral and written sources evocative of Eastern wisdom and humour and featuring some of the most memorable of Arab folk characters. The last section of the book features a handful of the seven thousand proverbs which are still today used to adorn language and conversation.


Henry Cattan was born in Jerusalem in 1906. A renowned international jurist, he is the author of several books, including Jerusalem and The Palestine Question, also published by Saqi Books. He died in Paris in 1992.
EAN: 9780863569586
ISBN: 0863569587
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2000
Seitenanzahl: 194 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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