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Oriental Tales (1938) [Collection]
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A collection of short stories about love and death, in settings ranging from Greece to India to China.

Contents:

  • How Wang-Fo was Saved
  • Marko's Smile
  • The Milk of Death
  • The Last Love of Prince Genji
  • The Man Who Loved the Nereids
  • Our Lady of the Swallows
  • Aphrodissia, the Widow
  • Kali Beheaded
  • The End of Marko Kraljevic
  • The Sadness of Cornelius Berg

Original title: Nouvelles orientales
Original languages: French

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


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Edition #1: Oriental Tales

Oriental Tales (1985)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Alberto Manguel
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Manifested in:

Oriental Tales (1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Noonday Press
ISBN: 0374519978
Pages: 147

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