"A truly remarkable collection...from the introduction to the explanatory notes, the entire book outstandingly demonstrates the enduring strength of Indian folklore tradition."
-- Library Journal
"The variety of subjects contributes to the richness of this fascinating book."
-- Washington Times
"A major addition to the corpus of folktales of the world."
-- Edward C. Dimock, JR.,
Chairman, American Institute of Indian Studies
"This collection of Indian folktales is unparalleled-in its scope of sources...a rich and fascinating tapestry of stories...infused with the author's unique sense of humor and sense of beauty."
-- Wendy Doniger,
author of Other People's Myths and Women, Androgynes, and Other Mythical Beasts