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Reading Notes: Tales of a Parrot, Part B

Tales of a Parrot by Ziya'al-Din NakhshabiOf  a King and his Sons*The frog and the snake turning into humans to aid the prince gives me some ideas about shapeshifting animals and gratitude or ingratitude.*Of a Brahmin Falling in LoveThe young woman wanted to conceal her secret from the brahmin, but he, pressing her on the subject, said, "I perceive you are in love with somebody – it will be much better to make me your confidante, when I will certainly apply a remedy to the disease."*How clever! This would make for an adorable plotline in a rom-com and I just might write one that way.*The Frog, the Bee, and the Bird-Then, following me, he shall plunge into such a place that he shall not be able to get out of it, and as no one shall hear his cry, after striving some days he will die of himself.*This seems a cruel and sad punishment for an animal who wasn't even aware that he was hurting anyone!*A King Falls in Love, and the End of Khojisteh*What a deceitful parrot!* T…

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