Why the Sea Is Full of Salt and Other Vietnamese Folktales

Why the Sea Is Full of Salt and Other Vietnamese Folktales

Book - 2017
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This delightful anthology presents eighteen well-known and much-loved Vietnamese folktales. Originally collected and retold by the prize-winning author Minh Tran Huy, they are here elegantly translated by Harry Aveling. The stories tell of charming princesses, disputing brothers, powerful kings, magical animals, peculiar objects, and kindhearted genies. Their mysterious worlds stir the imagination and evoke the soul of Vietnam--its intense human relationships, its exuberance and gentle melancholy. The book will appeal to readers of all ages and cultures.

Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, 2017.
ISBN: 9786162151361
6162151360
Branch Call Number: FIC TRAN HU
Characteristics: vi, 113 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Aveling, Harry - Translator

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