Girl Who Married a Lion

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Girl Who Married a Lion

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About the Book: The Girl Who Married a Lion How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tress growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax? The stories in this collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - then deftly supplies simple, everyday answers. Surprising and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales d About the Book: The Girl Who Married a Lion How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tress growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax? The stories in this collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - then deftly supplies simple, everyday answers. Surprising and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales demonstrate McCall Smiths renowned storytelling skills. First published in 1989 as Children of Wax, The Girl Who Married a Lion includes all but one of the original stories and features six new folk tales, an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith and a letter from the one and only Mma Ramotswe. 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 Africas spiritual roots: a sense of unity with the environment. Simple, surprising, cruel and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales remain as fresh and vital as in the original African idiom. About the Author: Alexander McCall Smith Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of medical law at Edinburgh University. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana. He is the author of over fifty books on a wide range of subjects, including specialist titles such as Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, childrens books such as The Perfect Hamburger, and a collection of stories called Portuguese Irregular Verbs. His book The Lost Art of Gratitude made The New York Times Bestseller list for 2010. His series entitled The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency is popular worldwide.

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About the Book: The Girl Who Married a Lion How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tress growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax? The stories in this collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - then deftly supplies simple, everyday answers. Surprising and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales d About the Book: The Girl Who Married a Lion How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tress growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax? The stories in this collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - then deftly supplies simple, everyday answers. Surprising and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales demonstrate McCall Smiths renowned storytelling skills. First published in 1989 as Children of Wax, The Girl Who Married a Lion includes all but one of the original stories and features six new folk tales, an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith and a letter from the one and only Mma Ramotswe. 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 Africas spiritual roots: a sense of unity with the environment. Simple, surprising, cruel and humorous, these beautifully rendered tales remain as fresh and vital as in the original African idiom. About the Author: Alexander McCall Smith Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of medical law at Edinburgh University. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana. He is the author of over fifty books on a wide range of subjects, including specialist titles such as Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, childrens books such as The Perfect Hamburger, and a collection of stories called Portuguese Irregular Verbs. His book The Lost Art of Gratitude made The New York Times Bestseller list for 2010. His series entitled The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency is popular worldwide.
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Title Girl Who Married a Lion Height 12.7
Alexander McCall Smith Width 1.2
ISBN-13 9781841956299 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 Spine Width
Publisher Canongate Pages 192
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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