The Old Woman and the Eagle

The Old Woman and the Eagle

By Idries Shah; Natasha Delmar (Illustrator)

Hoopoe Books, Hardcover, 9781883536275, 28pp.

Publication Date: April 2003

In this tale from Afghanistan, an old woman insists that an eagle is really a pigeon.

About the Author
Idries Shah (1924-1996), whose family lived in Afghanistan for a thousand years, is an internationally known authority on the region and his books on Sufism are considered seminal. "The Sufis," first published in 1964, is a first-of-its-kind modern statement on Sufism. Shah is the author of more than twenty books and has a readership spanning East and West.