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The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, Jests, and Donkey Tales of the Beloved Persian Folk Hero Ron J. Suresha

The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, Jests, and Donkey Tales of the Beloved Persian Folk Hero

Ron J. Suresha

Published January 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781590211755
Paperback
232 pages
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 About the Book 

Once, when young Nasruddin was acting up in class by distracting his classmates with endless antics, jests, and stories, his irate teacher uttered a curse: Whatever you do or say, wherever you go or stay, whether its night or day - people will onlyMoreOnce, when young Nasruddin was acting up in class by distracting his classmates with endless antics, jests, and stories, his irate teacher uttered a curse: Whatever you do or say, wherever you go or stay, whether its night or day - people will only laugh at you. Now, eight centuries later, people everywhere are still laughing at the immortal Mullah Nasruddin, one of the worlds most beloved folk characters. This entertaining and insightful retelling of the Nasruddin corpus by noted anthologist and lifelong Nasruddin devotee Ron J. Suresha brings the beloved Persian folk hero into the 21st Century. With more than 343 stories (seven parts each with seven sections of at least seven stories), this collection easily becomes the definitive English anthology of Mullah Nasruddin wit and wisdom. Storytellers, folklorists, Sufis, comedians, spiritual seekers, and everyone who loves to laugh will be enriched and enlightened by the Mullahs uncommon sense of humor.