The Son of a Duck is a Floater

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To understand a people, acquaint yourself with their proverbs' runs an Arab adage, and here are the books that do just that. The popular Apricots Tomorrow, a selection of sayings from the Gulf region, is joined by sister titles The Son of a Duck is a Floater and the newest book in the series, Unload your own Donkey, which draws on sayings from the Maghreb and Levant. Pairing age-old Arabic sayings with English equivalents, the proverbs highlight the uncanny similarity of inherited wisdom in the East and West.

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Primrose Arnander is co-author of the three collections of Arabic proverbs and one of French proverbs – with English equivalents. She is also co-author of Gertrude Jekyll – Essays on the Life of a Working Amateur.

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Text: English, Arabic

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