Tales of Temba: traditional African stories
Blackie, 1967 - 114 pages
Thirteen Bantu tales about the heroic Temba, who was courageous and resourceful as well as kind and who used these qualities to win the daughter of the Rain Lord.
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'Then he heard the springing footsteps of a leopard. '"Save me!" cried Tortoise as
Leopard reached his side. "Take me in your mouth and carry me away from the
fire, I beg you!" 'Leopard looked at Tortoise as he struggled slowly along, and ...
Suddenly he heard a great shout and saw some warriors brandishing their
assegais, intent on killing a leopard. Temba saw that they had no shield, and
knew the leopard might jump upon one of them at any moment, so he rushed
Then, bidding her son a fond farewell, she watched him disappear down the path
that led to the forest, carrying his hunting weapons and dressed in a fine leopard
skin. Temba strode on his way, singing a warrior song, when 98 Temba Wins a ...
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A collection of thirteen tales, taken from the folkloric traditions of the Bantu-speaking peoples of Africa, Kathleen Arnott's Tales of Temba follows its titular hero from birth through marriage ... Consulter l'avis complet
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