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Cérbh é Birbal? Amadán cliste ba ea é agus cé gur mhair sé fadó tá siad fós ag caint air - ón Daingean go Darjeeling. Scéilíní gleoite faoi ainmhithe, faoi éin agus faoi dhaoine. Scéilíní a ghealfaidh...
Cérbh é Birbal? Amadán cliste ba ea é agus cé gur mhair sé fadó tá siad fós ag caint air - ón Daingean go Darjeeling. Scéilíní gleoite faoi ainmhithe, faoi éin agus faoi dhaoine. Scéilíní a ghealfaidh...
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  • Cérbh é Birbal? Amadán cliste ba ea é agus cé gur mhair sé fadó tá siad fós ag caint air - ón Daingean go Darjeeling. Scéilíní gleoite faoi ainmhithe, faoi éin agus faoi dhaoine. Scéilíní a ghealfaidh do chroí agus iad maisithe go haoibhinn ag Bob Ó Cathail.

    Who was Birbal? He was a clever fool, according to some, and although he lived a long long time ago, they're still talking about him, from Dingle to Darjeeling! Rosenstock previously delighted readers of Irish with retellings of tales concerning the holy fool Nasrudin. In this new book we encounter the loveable antics and sayings of the eponymous Birbal, one of the nine advisors of the 16th century Mughal emperor Akbar. A wonderful collection of beautiful traditional stories and proverbs from Indian folklore. Adapted from such sources as the Hitopadesha, Panchatantra and Jataka, the stories in this book are about all of life, with stories about animals, about birds and about people. Stories to lift the spirit, delightfully illustrated by Bob Ó Cathail.

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  • Gabriel Rosenstock is the author/translator of over 150 books, including 13 volumes of poetry and a volume of haiku, mostly in Irish (Gaelic). Prose work includes fiction and travel writing.A member of Aosdána (the Irish Academy of Arts and Letters), he has given readings in Europe, South, Central and North America, India, Australia, Japan and has been published in various leading international journals including Akzente, Neue Rundschau, and die horen (Germany), Poetry (Chicago), World Haiku Review, Irish Pages and Sirena. He has given readings at major festivals, including Berlin, Bremen, Struga (Macedonia), Vilenica (Slovenia), Medellín, Ars Poetica (Slovakia) and the nomadic Kritya festival in India. Rosenstock taught haiku at the Schule für Dichtung (Poetry Academy) in Vienna. Among his awards is the Tamgha I Kidmat medal for services to literature.

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