The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | June 18, 2014

Daniel H. Wilson: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Daniel H. Wilson



Like many writers, I'm constantly haunting coffee shops with a laptop out and my headphones on. I listen to a lot of music while I write, and songs... Continue »

spacer

The Hitopadesa (Penguin Classics)

by

The Hitopadesa (Penguin Classics) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Widely read and beloved for more than a thousand years, the Hitopadesa (Book of Good Counsels) is an anthology of folk wisdom that offers humorous and profound reflections on human lives and loves, philosophies and follies. Drawing on traditional sources, Narayana presents classic tales as narrated by animals, resulting in a work that is a fascinating blend of fable and satire.

About the Author

Narayana is thought to have lived in eastern India in the ninth century.

A.N.D. Haksar was educated at the universities of Allahabad and Oxford and has translated various classics from Sanskrit.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140455229
Author:
Narayana
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Haksar, A. N. D.
Author:
Haksar, A. N. D.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Literature - Classics
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.80x5.12x.66 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. The Pancatantra (Penguin Classics) New Trade Paper $14.00

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Classics » General Asian
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

The Hitopadesa (Penguin Classics) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$17.00 In Stock
Product details 272 pages Penguin Books - English 9780140455229 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.