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The Ogress and the Snake: and Other Stories from Somalia
For millennia, Somalia has been crossed and recrossed by camel caravans of merchants bringing stories with them. Elizabeth Laird heard most of these oral retellings in Jigjiga, the capital of Ethiopia's Somali region, in gardens, bars, small huts and beautiful old Harari houses. Some of them are written down here for the very first time.
ISBN 13: 9781845078706 | ISBN 10: 1845078705
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