Darkest England

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"Idries Shah explains the English to themselves and to others with humour and insight… A fascinating and enjoyable read.”
BBC

“…full of insights and information assembled to present a view no English person could easily reach. Very funny.”
SUNDAY TIMES

"The quirky, imperturbable nature of English character submitted to an enthusiastic analysis.”
SUNDAY EXPRESS

THE UNESCO AND ISF SHORT STORY COMPETITION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 15. OPEN TO ALL 12 TO 18 YEAR OLDS. HOW DO YOU SEE YOUR FUTURE?

‘The Idries Shah Foundation is doing a commendable job by sending thousands of books for children in Afghanistan.'

Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Laureate for Peace 2014.
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SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH RECEIVES THE ISF AWARD FOR HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT

We're delighted to announce that the first ISF Award for Human Achievement goes to Sir David Attenborough!

BOOKS FOR AFGHAN CHILDREN

Millions of illustrated children’s books written by Idries Shah have been distributed across Afghanistan since 2006 by our friends and partners at Hoopoe Books. With Hoopoe’s support, ISF is now gearing up to distribute its own editions to Afghan children. Our aim is to put at least one copy of our books into every Afghan child’s hands. By doing so we hope to inspire a new generation.
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