• The Girl Who Married a Lion

  • And Other Tales from Africa
  • By: Alexander McCall Smith
  • Narrated by: Hilary Neville
  • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-08-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 (6 ratings)

Summary

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 show McCall Smith's renowned story-telling skills and his love of Africa, remaining as fresh and vital as in the original idiom.
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©1989 Alexander McCall Smith; (P)2005 Isis Publishing Ltd
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Critic reviews

"The author's prose has the merits of simplicity, euphony and precision . . .This is art that conceals art. I haven't read anything with such unalloyed pleasure for a long time." (Sunday Telegraph)
"A collection of charm and tenderness." (Daily Telegraph)
"Wholesome, engaging and highly rewarding." (Glasgow Herald)
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