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ISBN: 0393321819 / ISBN-13: 9780393321814

Hussein: An Entertainment

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A delicious blend of Kipling and the Arabian Nights, "Hussein" is the story of a Muslim elephant keeper whose bravery and curiosity lead him on a ... Show synopsis

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  • Hussein: An Entertainment (W. W. Norton & Company) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by Patrick O'Brian

    Hussein: An Entertainment

    Trade paperback, W. W. Norton & Company
    2001
    English
    239 pages

    ISBN: 0393321819
    ISBN-13: 9780393321814

    Of this early work, published when he was in his early twenties, Patrick O'Brian writes in a foreword: "In the writing of the book I learnt the rudiments of my calling: but more than that, it opened a well of joy that has not yet run dry." The story is about a young mahout or elephant handler his childhood and life in India, and his relationship and adventures with elephants. As a boy, Hussein falls in love with a beautiful and elusive girl, Sashiya, and arranges for another of her suitors to be murdered with a fakir's ... Show more

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