About «Tales from the Heart of the Balkans »
The diverse peoples of the former Yugoslavia offer us a rich folk tradition with lively tales to delight readers of all ages. Marshall has selected 33 stories that represent all major population groups of the region, including South Slavic, Yugoslav Albanian, and Yugoslav Romany. Translated from their original languages and retold for a broad audience, these tales demonstrate the diversity and unity of the region. A fascinating historical overview, background information, color photos of the people and the land, maps, and more make this a wonderful resource for entertainment and study.