Metelerkamp. South African Folklore Tales

Today's free book is Outa Karel's Stories: South African Folk-Lore Tales by Sanni Metelerkamp. These stories were originally told in Afrikaans, so be sure to check out the glossary of Afrikaans words that you will find here and there in the stories. For more about Afrikaans, see Wikipedia.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, and Hathi Trust. You can get a free Kindle ebook from Amazon too!

I. The Place and the People
II. How Jakhals Fed Oom Leeuw
III. Who was King?
IV. Why the Hyena is Lame
V. Who was the Thief?
VI. The Sun
VII. The Stars and the Stars’ Road
VIII. Why the Hare’s Nose is Slit
IX. How the Jackal got his Stripe
X. The Animals’ Dam
XI. Saved by his Tail
XII. The Flying Lion
XIII. Why the Heron has a Crooked Neck
XIV. The Little Red Tortoise
XV. The Ostrich Hunt

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