Kalila and Dimna: Fables of Friendship and Betrayal
Saqi, 2008 - Fiction - 301 pages
"Racy, funny, vigorous, contemporary--I defy anyone not to finish it in one sitting."--Doris Lessing
The tales of Kalila and Dimna originated almost two thousand years ago. These charming and humorous stories about animals have found their way in one form or another into the folklore of every major culture and tradition.
What links the fables is the core message about managing power, wise leadership, and the value of true friendship.
Ramsay Wood was born in Texas and has lived in Europe, America, and the Far East. He is a founding member of the College of Storytellers.
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Review: KALILA & DIMNA, Fables of Friendship and Betrayal (Vol 1),User Review - Manar - Goodreads
I think the book was okay for me. I was puzzled when the stories kept opening other stories, and but it was fun nonetheless. I always like it when animals talked and plotted and schemed. It is a book ... Read full review
Review: KALILA & DIMNA, Fables of Friendship and Betrayal (Vol 1),User Review - DubaiReader - Goodreads
Annoying. I think, to enjoy this, you must first be a lover of fables and morality tales, which I do not claim to be. I read this book because it was chosen for our Arabic themed book group, and I ... Read full review