David Ault – Giving voice to the words of Idries Shah

David Ault – Giving voice to the words of Idries Shah

About David Ault A polymath worthy of the Renaissance Age, David Ault is the voice of ISF’s audio editions. Working with his partner, Patrick – who handles the technical side of the recordings – he has brought new life to works as short as The Book of the Book, and as...
Kara Kush

Kara Kush

Kara Kush is Idries Shah’s only novel. It was written in the early 1980s in the wake of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Given that the repercussions of that invasion are still with us today, we can welcome the timely reissue of this fascinating work. The book was...
Relaunch: The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin

Relaunch: The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin

Mulla Nasrudin Last month, ISF relaunched The Subtleties of the Inimitable Mulla Nasrudin. It’s a selection of tales about the eponymous Middle Eastern joke character Mulla Nasrudin. The jokes are widespread- the Mulla is called Goha in Egypt (Joha in other Arab...
A Stream of Stories Flows Through My Veins

A Stream of Stories Flows Through My Veins

by Victor-M Amela, of the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, interviews Tahir Shah. [Translation from the original Spanish piece which appeared in La Vanguardia on 2 August 2018.] TAHIR SHAH, son and representative of the Sufi writer Idries Shah I’m 51. I was born in...