Andrew Lang (1844 – 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang was also a prolific author of works both fiction and non; he wrote his own fairy tales such as Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia, and wrote numerous historical texts. The central character of the story is a young Indian man Ram Singh who got tired of living with the step mother he disliked. So one day he diceded to leave his home and went to seek his fortune. But before that he came to say good-bye to his old guru. At first the guru tried to make Ram change his mind, but when he faild in doing that he gave him five wise peices of advice.