Originally wanderers and warriors, the English have certainly changed with the times. They’ve used their Asian tales and traditions and English noggins plus anything and everything to succeed as businessmen, writers, diplomats and thinkers. This quintessentially English book about the English by an insightful insider with an outsider’s eye is a wild, seemingly trackless roller coaster ride, loaded with hilarious anecdotes. As quirky, unpredictable and many sided as the English themselves, Idries Shah’s book is an experience in flexibility. It may even be a unique and useful way to do all kinds of other research and help us make sense of our lives.
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5 of 5 stars to The Commanding Self by Idries Shah https://goodreads.com/review/show/314006803
Idries Shah's The Sufis completely overturned Western misconceptions of Sufism, revealing a great spiritual and psychological tradition encompassing many of the world's greatest thinkers. Find the book here: https://idriesshahfoundation.org/books/the-sufis/
Idries Shah’s remarkable book, World Tales, is a map of human lore. Read it to learn how intricately connected our stories are. https://idriesshahfoundation.org/books/world-tales/
9 titles in the #HoopoeBooks and @KashfisChildren storybook series are now being produced in Ukrainian bilingual editions. Our goal: Print and distribute 45,000 books to displaced #Ukrainian families as soon as possible. You can help: https://bit.ly/36oTjUD #BooksForRefugees
“The Man with Bad Manners” by Idries Shah
This story will bring laughter to young children and teach them valuable lessons about initiative and cooperation. Learn more at