World Tales: The Extraordinary Coincidence of Stories Told in All Times, in All Places

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979 - Social Science - 258 pages
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An illustrated collection of 65 folktales, each with an introduction outlining the appearance of the tale in various cultures.

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User Review  - Breton07 - LibraryThing

World Tales is an exceptional book of stories, compiled by Idries Shah. The collection is both a collaboration of exquistite illustrators and a collaboration of authors who have carefully related ... Read full review

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Comparing stories from all over the world, this books shows that favorite tales like Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty aren't just limited to one country or culture. This is a fascinating read and I highly recommend to anyone interesting in Folk Tales or Fairy Tales. Read full review

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