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Hausaland Tales From The Nigerian Marketplace / By Gavin Mc Intosh

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Anna
Sep 21, 2010 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: those interested in ethnic fairytales or folk tales
Shelves: 2010, bookcrossing
McIntosh, a Canadian teacher, spent two years in Nigeria teaching in the early 1980s. That was the best time economically there, and he collected a bunch of folk tales in the Hausaland area.
When there were no electricity and not much entertainment, the people telling the best tales were the most popular ones. This book contains a number of the animal tales. The tales are quite universal in appeal (as in, they are not just for children). The tales are bound together in a story happening in the ma
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