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Tales of Goha (Macmillian Guided Readers: Intermediate Level)

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Goha (Juhaa) is an old Arab comic literary figure (known also to Persians and Turks) around whom countless popular anecdotes were written. He appears variously as preacher and beggar, porter and petty merchant, thief and honest man, judge and social critic, wise man and fool, jester and charlatan (though never as wealthy man or oppressor). While the subject matter is Arab ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 24th 1973 by Macmillan Education Ltd
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Oct 29, 2010 Rasheed rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Rasheed by: Rahima
Simply hilarious. So many of the stories made me roll with laughter when I read it is a kid! Great for getting children hooked on to reading.

It is 64 pages long, but if you leave out the TOC, appendices, illustrations and so on, you'll find the stories amounting to about 43 pages. This is a sly way of reducing the size of a book in children's eyes, especially if they are new to reading.

Be sure to check out its other re-tellings, like the much longer Tales of Juha: Classic Arab Folk Humor by Chr
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