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The Wallet of Kai Lung

These tales of an unlikely but marvelous China are classic works of fantasy, with each story holding a story-within-a-story. Kai Lung is an expert dissimilator and storyteller who can elude his pursuers by starting a new tale... This link for educational purpose only. Please remove file from your computer after familiarization.

"Ho, illustrious passers-by!" says Kai Lung as he spreads out his embroidered mat under the mulberry-tree. "It is indeed unlikely that you could condescend to stop and listen to the foolish words of such an insignificant and altogether deformed person as myself. Nevertheless, if you will but retard your elegant footsteps for a few moments, this exceedingly unprepossessing individual will endeavour to entertain you." This is a collection of Kai Lung's entertaining tales, told professionally in the market places as he travelled about; told sometimes to occupy and divert the minds of his enemies when they were intent on torturing him.

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Book pages: 180

ISBN: 1595478884

Book language: en

File size: 1.02 MB

File type: pdf

Published: 25 August 2021 - 17:00