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Indian Ghost Stories

Indian Ghost Stories

Current price: $12.99
Publication Date: November 28th, 2023
Publisher:
Flame Tree 451
ISBN:
9781804175941
Pages:
256
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Description

Spirits, ghosts, demons and jackals, all conjure the tales of the unique and original culture of South Asia.

A delightful collection of stories from South Asia, some extending back to early cultures of the Indus river. Include Life’s Secret; The Story of Prince Sobur; The Ghost-Brahman; The Origin of Rubies; The Match-Making Jackal; The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Being Bagged; The Field of Bones; The Boy Who Had a Moon on His Forehead and a Star on His Chin; Why the Fish Laughed; The Demon With the Matted Hair; The Ivory City and Its Fairy Princess; Sun, Moon and Wind Go Out to Dinner.

FLAME TREE 451: From myth to mystery, the supernatural to horror, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

About the Author

Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.

Dr. Mithuraaj Dhusiya is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. He is the author of Indian Horror Cinema: (En)gendering the Monstrous (Routledge, 2018). He has published numerous articles on Indian cinema and has presented papers at several international and national conferences. His research interests include film studies, gender and sexualities, women's studies and cultural studies. He has been twice Executive member of Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA). He is currently an elected member of Academic Council of Delhi University.