The Zande Trickster.


These are tales of a people who have been famous since Central Africa was first explored. The “Azande”or, as they were earlier known as the “Niam-“Niam”. They are all about a character called “Ture”and have a common theme. The “Trickster”.Ture the trickster tries to fool everybody, but often only succeeds in fooling himself. the collection of tales is intended for any reader who is interested in the imaginative oral literature of Africa.



h/b in protected d/w a library copy with its d/w edges protected with sewn-on tape. Boards clean. Size 9×6 pp 240 inc index and appendix, hinges strong , binding firm, textblock clean throughout. Library book-plate on f/pd and rear f.ep. All the usual labels and stamps, some b/.w half-plates and frontispiece .Sold with faults and priced accordingly. ,


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