Both Mullah Nasruddin story collections — now in hardcover!
Just in time for April Fools Day! Both acclaimed volumes of Mullah Nasruddin stories are now available in lovely hardcover editions.
The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
~ An Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award Winner
~ A Storytelling World Honor Book
Once, when young Nasruddin was acting up in class by distracting his friends with endless antics, jests, and stories, his irate teacher uttered a curse: “Whatever you do or say, people will only laugh at you.” Now, eight centuries later, children, adults, and wise fools everywhere are still laughing at Nasruddin (Nasreddin Hoca), one of the world’s most beloved folk characters.
Extraordinary Adventures of Mullah Nasruddin: Naughty, unexpurgated stories of the beloved wise fool from the Middle and Far East
~ Lambda Literary Awards, Finalist
~ Rainbow Book Awards, Honorable Mention
This thoroughly revised edition of the award-winning folklore collection detailing the exploits of the beloved 800-year-old Turkish “wise fool,” Mullah Nasruddin (Nasreddin Hoca), presents 255 authentic, hilarious, outrageous folk tales, dozens appearing in English for the first time.
Mullah Nasruddin (Nasreddin Hoca), the eight-centuries-old “wise fool” character originating from the Levant, is the subject of thousands of funny, wise tales, jokes, and anecdotes told across the Middle and Far East, and retold today around the world.
These pithy stories and folk tales, extensively researched and carefully chosen from beloved authentic sources by an award-winning author, are certain to bring readers a smile, nod, or chuckle of self-recognition on every page.
Hundreds of Nasreddin Hoca’s most endearing, enduring stories, gathered here by an award-winning author in two volumes, will amuse, illuminate, and captivate readers with Nasruddin’s ageless, unique humor and universal humanity.