Idries Shah

The Book of the Book

The Boy Without A Name

Caravan of Dreams

The Clever Boy and The Terrible, Dangerous Animal

The Commanding Self

Darkest England

The Dermis Probe

The Elephant in the Dark

The Englishman's Handbook

The Exploits of The Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin

The Farmer's Wife

Knowing How To Know

Learning How to Learn

The Lion who Saw Himself in the Water

The Magic Horse

The Magic Monastery

The Man with Bad Manners

The Natives are Restless

Neem the Half-Boy

Neglected Aspects of Sufi Study

The Old Woman and the Eagle

Oriental Magic

A Perfumed Scorpion

The Pleasantries of The Incredible Mulla Nasrudin


Seeker After Truth

The Silly Chicken

Special Illumination: The Sufi Use of Humour

The Subtleties and the Exploits of Mulla Nasrudin

The Subtleties of The Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin

The Sufis

Tales of the Dervishes

Thinkers of the East

A Veiled Gazelle

The Way of the Sufi

Wisdom of the Idiots

The World of Nasrudin

World Tales

The Hundred Tales of Wisdom

Sufi Thought and Action

The World of the Sufi

The Gulistan of Saadi

The Religion of the Sufis


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