The Husband’s Shadow

India

The King sets his eyes on the Merchant's wife ... With the help of the Old Crone he arranges a tryst with the woman of his dreams. But, the Merchant has found a guard to keep an eye on his wife during his absence. Will the King get to meet his heart's desire? Will the guard prove to be dutiful?

Book Cover of A Flowering Tree and Other Oral Tales from India
Sydney International Storytelling Conference
Sydney International Storytelling Conference:
Kamini at 'Weaving Stories Together'
Sydney International Storytelling Conference:
With Christine Carlton, convenor for the conference
Audio Clips:
Performed in:

{Sydney International Storytelling Conference} Weaving Stories Together

References:

{A Flowering Tree and Other Oral Tales from India} A.K.Ramanujan, University of California Press, 1997