Learn something new about yourself and others with the award-winning and world’s most popular book of Afghan Proverbs. Now in a Third Edition that includes 50 additional “Bonus Proverbs” contributed by Afghans from across the globe. Beautifully illustrated by Afghan high school students in a unique collaboration with an American naval officer. Foreword by General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret), one of the top 4-star generals in American military history and a user of Afghan Proverbs himself. Bilingual in Dari and English, including transliterations for easy reading and pronunciation. Collected and translated in Afghanistan by U.S. Navy Captain and Dari speaker Edward Zellem, winner of 9 international book awards for 3 books of Afghan Proverbs published in 15 languages. Afghans have used proverbs since ancient times to build bridges and understanding between peoples and cultures. Zarbul Masalha (“Proverbs” in Dari and Farsi) now brings that tradition to the entire world.