Andrew Lang Fairy Books Master Index

I am completing an index of every story in the Andrew Lang series of fairy tale books, by country of origin. This is mostly to make it easier for me to look them up on the fly. I hope that it may be of use to others. I will be updating this post until I…

Our Favourite Folktales

Fortuna be kind! Today I'm working with one of my all-time favourite folktales, and my favourite Palestinian folktale. Like all Palestinian folktales, it doesn't have a traditional name and so I call it the Story of Francesco or Francesco and the Carpenter-Rabbi. It has a sequel: Francesco and Azrael, the Angel of Death. That brings…