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Published by Chatto and Windus .
Written in English


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Doran on 28 September The text was a reworking into a continuous narrative of short stories previously published separately in magazines. Named after the two jackals of Pancatantra fame, this collection of stories is based on a 12th-century Persian translation of an 8th-century original Arabic rendition by Ibn al-Muqaffa‘.

Set within a frame narrative of counsels given to the Raja of India by his Brahmin minister, the engaging tales about cats and mice, storks and crabs.The book Jonathan Franzen dubbed the "ur-text of postwar fiction" and the "first great cultural critique, which, even if Heller and Pynchon hadn't read it while composing Catch and V., managed to anticipate the spirit of bothThe Recognitions is a masterwork about art and forgery, and the increasingly thin line between the counterfeit and the fake/5().the Proem to the book, that his stories are "stories or fables or parables or histories" ["cento novelle, o favole o parobole o istorie"].1 The plots conceal truths that the reader is to uncover.

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