The Secret of Laughter: Magical Tales from Classical Persia

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This magical collection of stories, gathered from the rich treasury of Persian folk and fairytales, tell of love and longing, fate and human ingenuity, loss and grace. Although their sources have been lost over the ages, their memory runs through the collective psyche of the Iranian people. Handed down through generations, told by professional storytellers in bazaars and gatherings, these tales have been made popular the world over by great poets such as Rumi and Firdowsi. At the same time, beneath the charmed narrative, ...

The Secret of Laughter: Magical Tales from Classical Persia 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845116958

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The Secret of Laughter: Magical Tales from Classical Persia 2005, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781850434276

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