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by Richard F. Burton,Isabel Burton


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The British explorer and Arabist Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890) published over 40 books and countless articles, monographs and letters. Most of Burton's books are travel narratives or translations. His only works of original imaginative fiction are both in verse: Stone Talk (1865) and the well-known The Kasidah (1880), both of which he published under the pseudonym "Frank Baker". A great number of Burton's journal and magazine pieces have never been catalogued. Goa and the Blue Mountains (1851).

Burton's best-known achievements include: a well-documented journey to. .

A characteristic feature of his books is the copious footnotes and appendices containing remarkable observations and information.

Vikram and the Vampire is a number of stories within a story. Стр. 229 - And the success of his book had quite effaced from the Brahman mind the holy man's failure in bringing up his children

Vikram and the Vampire is a number of stories within a story. It is an old Hindu folk tale that was translated by Sir Richard R. Burton from the original Sanskrit. He’s possibly more well known for. 229 - And the success of his book had quite effaced from the Brahman mind the holy man's failure in bringing up his children. He followed up this by adding to his essay on education a twentieth tome, containing recipes for the "Reformation of Prodigals. The learned and reverend father received his sons with open arms.

Vikram and the Vampire, translated and adapted by Sir Richard Burton, is a group of tales told by a baital (not really a vampire but a kind of spirit who can inhabit dead bodies) to King Vikram (described by Burton as the King Arthur of India)

Vikram and the Vampire, translated and adapted by Sir Richard Burton, is a group of tales told by a baital (not really a vampire but a kind of spirit who can inhabit dead bodies) to King Vikram (described by Burton as the King Arthur of India). The stories are somewhat in the style of the tales of the Arabian Nights - if you enjoy the Arabian Nights or you enjoy fairy stories you should like Vikram and the Vampire. Most of the tales have a humorous or ironic slant to them. They’re a lot of fun.

Richard F Burton, Ernest Griset, Lady Isabel Burton. Soldier, explorer, and adventurer, British author CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON (1821-1890) is perhaps best remembered for his notoriously unexpurgated translations of The Arabian Nights and the Kama Sutra, which scandalized-and readers. Lesser known, however, is his intriguing collection of classic Hindu tales of adventure, magic, and romance, first published in 1870. Enlivened by Burton's own imagination-he was the first to translate them from Sanskrit-these stories purport to demonstrate "the exceeding.

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Vikram and the vampire or tales of hindu devilry. List of illustrations. Which puzzles raja vikram. A Plain and Literal Translation of The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Entitled The Book Of The Thousand Nights and A Night Volume 8 (of 17). By Richard F. Burton.

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Vikram and the Vampire Or Tales of Hindu Devilry download epub
Genre Fiction
Author: Richard F. Burton,Isabel Burton
ISBN: 0766165876
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (July 14, 2003)
Pages: 300 pages