Watermelons, Walnuts and the Wisdom of Allah

Eighteen tales featuring Turkish wise man/dervish, wit, critic, and philosopher of all philosophers, Nasreddin Hoca, holding a mirror up unflinchingly; illustrated by Harold Person.
"If you tell us three hundred stories, we'll crown you as the king of storytellers." "I can't even manage two hundred, so what would I do with three hundred?"

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press. First American edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: Lubbock, Texas
Faint erasure mark on the front free endpaper, else fine in dustwrapper.

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