Stigand. Swahili Tales

Today's free book is Swahili Tales: Black tales for white children by C. H. Stigand. The stories come from the Swahili Coast, and they show a mixture of both African and Arabic storytelling elements.

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 LION OF MANDA
II PEMBA MUHORI
III THE CAT'S TAIL
IV THE YOUNG THIEF
V THE TRAPPER, THE LION AND THE HARE
VI NUNDA THE SLAYER AND THE ORIGIN OF THE ONE-EYED
VII THE WOODCUTTER AND HIS DONKEY
VIII KITANGATANGA OF THE SEA
IX THE LION'S TALISMAN
X THE STORY OF KIBARAKA AND THE BIRD
XI THE STORY OF THE FOOLS
XII THE HYAENA AND THE MOONBEAM
XIII THE SULTAN'S SNAKE-CHILD
XIV THE POOR MAN AND HIS WIFE OF WOOD
XV BINTI ALI THE CLEVER
XVI SEGU THE HONEY-GUIDE
XVII LILA AND FILA
XVIII THE STORY OF THE HUNTERS AND THE BIG SNAKE
XIX ALI OF THE CROOKED ARM
XX FEEDING THE HUNGRY
XXI SHANI AND TABAK
XXII A MAN AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW
XXIII THE JACKAL, THE HARE AND THE COCK
XXIV THE MAGIC DATE TREES
XXV PAKA THE CAT
XXVI THE TALE OF THE MERCHANT AND HIS BAG OF GOLD
XXVII BATA THE DUCK
XXVIII THE SULTAN'S DAUGHTER
XXIX THE LION, THE HYAENA AND THE HARE

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