"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