Learn something new today from the wisdom of Afghan Proverbs with ‘Mataluna’, the much-anticipated book of Afghanistan’s top Pashto Proverbs. Collected and written by Edward Zellem, the 12-time award-winning author of ‘Zarbul Masalha: 151 Afghan Dari Proverbs’ and ‘Afghan Proverbs Illustrated’. ‘Mataluna’ (‘Proverbs’ in Pashto, one of Afghanistan’s two official languages) is the first and only book of its kind. It is a unique multicultural and multilingual collaboration between an American naval officer, an Afghan high school, and native Pashto speakers from all over the world. It is the essential companion to Captain Zellem’s acclaimed series of bilingual Afghan Proverbs books in Dari, English and over a dozen other languages. ‘Mataluna’ features 151 commonly used Pashto Proverbs and 50 original illustrations by Afghan high school students. The book is bilingual in English and Pashto, and includes Pashto script, English translations, and transliterations for easy pronunciation. Afghan Proverbs are gaining global attention like never before, and ‘people-in-the know’ see instantly that they rival the great sayings of Confucius and other world-renowned philosophers. Be the first person you know who can quote an Afghan Proverb in a conversation. Learn more about the true nature of Afghanistan and its people with ‘Mataluna: 151 Afghan Pashto Proverbs’.