About the Author
W. a Clouston born in 1843, at Stromness, Orkney Islands, of an old Norse family, in early life was engaged in commercial pursuits in Glasgow and London, but relinquished these to engage in journalism and literature; he edited several Scotch provincial newspapers, 1871-79, and is a writer for the Glasgow Herald, Evening Times, &c. He has given particular attention to Oriental fiction and folklore, and contributed to Sir R. F. Burton’s “Supplemental Arabian Nights” analogues and variants of some of the tales in vols. I-III.
About the Publisher
Darf Publishers is a London-based independent publisher with diversity and inclusion at the heart of its work.
Established in 1981 as an English imprint for the long-standing Arab publisher Dar Fergiani which was established by the late Mohamed Bashir Fergiani in 1952 in Libya- based Arab publisher Dar Fergiani, it focussed for three decades on publishing and reprinting classical history and travel books about Middle East, Africa and Asia in English. Since 2014, Darf shifted focus to establish itself as a leading publisher in translating new emerging writers from around the world into English, including works of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.