Overview for Nasruddin Hodja Rides Again: Amar Chitra Katha
Nasruddin hodja lived centuries ago but the stories told about him have a timeless appeal. Some of them make you laugh, others make you think, and a few leave you totally perplexed, you don't know whether nasruddin is being profoundly wise or profoundly foolish. Here is one such story: One day people saw him riding a donkey but seated with his back to the donkey's head. some boys were following him. When he was asked why he was riding the donkey backwards, he replied: "I'm leading these boys to school and they're a mischievous lot! This way I can keep an eye on them on the way!" "Then why not ask them to walk in front of you?" asked a man. "Dont be absurd!" scolded nasruddin. I'm their leader. How can a leader follow his followers?
The stories in this book are taken from Tinkle archives and have all appeared in Tinkle magazine at some time or the other.
Luis Fernandes (Author)
Luis Fernandes had also written Jataka Tales: Stories of Wisdom, The Adventures of Shikari Shambu, Folktales of Japan: Japanese Folktales, and so on.