www.tellatale.eu | Richard Martin Storyteller

Free Melons

Told at Kulturscheuer, Egelsbach, Germany - just before World Storytelling Day in 2011.

A tale of the problems we storytellers have.
(5 min. - complete story)

Here is the skeleton of the story.

I heard the story from a German teller, Ingeborg Klink. It is also told as a Nasruddin tale. My version has just grown in the telling over the years.

It is also on my DVD The Tale of the Brown Calf and other Stories.

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