This book is based on Ghaboosnameh or the book of Qabus which is a major work of Persian Literature from the eleventh century (c. 1080 AD). It includes different kinds of stories from ancient times. The stories outline noble education, manners, and conduct in ethical didactic prose.
Once, an old bird hunter went to the wood to open-up his trap. He came across a golden bird captured in his snare. He seized the bird and put it in his pouch. Suddenly, the bird began to converse with the hunter and said: “Hey man, I have four chickens waiting to be fed by me. Make me free and I promise to fulfill your wishes instead whatever they are.
The old man replied, “I’m tired of living in a ruined mill, and I really wish I could get rid of this misery to live forever with my wife in a very clean house”.
The golden bird said, “Let me free, so I will make your wishes come true.” The old man let the bird go.
The golden bird took the old man and his wife to a very beautiful villa near the sea and the wood with a great view and provided all they needed to be comfortable there.
The old man and his wife became so happy because their lives had changed in a day, but it was not long before the wife wanted to ask for something more…