About this item
This collection of folk tales is derived from the legends and myths of the Ndebele people of Zimbabwe, revealing a wealth and variety of influences that demonstrates the spiritual roots that underpins much of African culture.
The Ndebele people of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, from whom these stories originate, are renowned as the proud descendants of the Zulu nation. They are also the possessors of a language rich in beauty and musicality.
From animal fables to mysterious forces residing in the landscape, this collection demonstrates the wealth and variety of African folk tales and the particular magic of Africa's spiritual roots: a sense of unity with the environment.
Simple, surprising, cruel and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales remain as fresh and vital as the original African idiom.
This is a Signed 1st Edition that is in good condition. As you can see by the photos it's colour had faded with age.
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- Signed 1st edition
- McCall Smith, Alexander
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