The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales

The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon Siberian Folk Tales Rich in cultural significance each title in this bestselling series includes a collection of to tales together with an introduction and a historical overview that give the reader compelling ins

  • Title: The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales
  • Author: James Riordan
  • ISBN: 9780940793651
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rich in cultural significance, each title in this bestselling series includes a collection of 20 to 30 tales together with an introduction and a historical overview that give the reader compelling insights into the culture, the folk literature, and the lives of the people in the region.

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    1. James Riordan

      Rio dan, Jeimuzu 1936 2012Riordan, Dz.Riordan, Dz ejms.Riordan, JamesRiordan, James William 1936 2012Riordan, Jim, 1936 2012James Riordan 10 October 1936 10 February 2012 was an English novelist, broadcaster, sports historian, association football player and Russian scholar.Well known for his work Sport in Soviet Society, the first academic look at sport in the Soviet Union, and for his children s novels.

    957 thoughts on “The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales”

    1. An incredibly beautiful collection. Not only does it contain stories from indigenous peoples that you rarely ever hear about in school or mainstream media, but it also selects the most enchanting tales from all of them. The book comes with a long and well-written introduction to Siberia, its peoples, their history, languages, and stories. The tales themselves are exciting, colorful, and full of amazing visuals and unexpected plot twists. I read this book deliberately slowly, with only a couple o [...]


    2. These tales take us to the strange world of yurtas and yarangas, hunters in the tundra, the distant Eastern Siberia hunting/fishing populations. Many stories are beautiful, and once you finish the book this world will stay with you, as some sort of distant and exotic narrative. Nice to read slowly, one story at a time.


    3. Reading this coincided very appropriately with the onslaught of the Chicago COLD COLD winter. It highlighted the coziness of finding a warm choom (tent) and the need for entertaining and fantastical stories, even if they don't make much logical sense or have a strong moral purpose. Reading these folk tales was like reading the dreams of a tribe of people with which I have no direct contact. I read about the intelligence of a crow, a one eyed snow monster, a love story about a son of the sun (a r [...]



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