A Tale of Four Dervishes (Penguin Classics)

A Tale of Four Dervishes (Penguin Classics)


In depression at having no son to be successful him, the King of Turkey leaves his palace to dwell in seclusion. quickly after, in spite of the fact that, he encounters 4 wandering dervishes - 3 princes and a wealthy service provider from Persia, Yemen and China - who've been guided to Turkey by way of a supernatural strength that prophesied their assembly. The 5 males sit down jointly at nighttime, every one in flip telling the story of misplaced love that led him to give up the area. As their tales inside tales spread, a powerful global is published of courtly intrigue and romance, fairies and djinn, oriental gardens and indulgent feasts, adventures and mishaps. A story of 4 Dervishes (1803) is a good looking instance of Urdu fiction that offers a desirable glimpse into the customs, ideals and folks of the time.

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