THE Beardless Man of Tornabia and Other Stories
In the grand storytelling tradition of One Thousand and One Nights comes 'The Beardless Man of Tornabia & Other Stories' by Bernice Agyekwena. The Beardless Man of Tornabia & Other Stories is a collection of original African fairy tales rooted in the traditional beliefs, folklore, myths and cultural practices of the peoples of Africa. It shares the same characteristics with traditional fairy-tales from all over the world, with common themes such as an ordinary girl getting married to a royal, and deprived children finding a benefactor, as well as tales examining the eternal battle between right and wrong, good and evil. So, re-discover Africa with this vivid and exciting collection of unique African fairy tales, deeply rooted in African myths and traditions, with Bernice Agyekwena in her stunning debut work.
- Hardback | 386 pages
- 129.54 x 205.74 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
- 24 Mar 2013
- Mediaaria CDM Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations
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