Hindoo Tales

Hindoo Tales

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The Sanscrit work entitled "Dasakumaracharitam, or the Adventures of Ten Princes," though printed more than twenty-five years ago, has not, as far as I can ascertain, been translated into any European language. Many parts of it are written in such a turgid "Oriental" style, that a close translation would be quite unsuitable to the English reader. Such passages have therefore been much condensed; others, which are hardly decent-or, as in the speech of the parasite in the last story, tedious and uninteresting, have been omitted; but in general the original has been pretty closely adhered to, and nothing has been added to it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514693380
  • 9781514693384