Girl from Heaven

There are many tales with the motif of a man unable to recognise what his wife has to offer him. Over 20 years ago I heard a version of this told by a German teller, Elfriede Gazis, at the International Theater Frankfurt. My telling has slowly evolved ever since.
Laurens van der Post claimed he was told the story in Africa.

The recording was made at the TheaterInsel, Rosenheim.

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