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Duncan Forbes


(1798 - 1868)

Duncan Forbes

Born in Kinnard, Perthshire, Duncan Forbes was illiterate until the age of thirteen. He went on to earn advanced degrees and became Professor of Oriental Languages at King’s College, London.

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The Adventures of Hatim Tai (1962)

Traditional Persian tales.

Author(s): Dorothy Ensor
Illustrator(s): Pauline Baynes

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