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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights - Anonymous, Richard Francis Burton, A.S. Byatt
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812972146 (0812972147)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 906
Edition language: English
Series: Arabian Nights (A Thousand and One Nights) (#3)
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Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
3.0 The Arabian Nights
Not a bad series. This one didn't include certain stories, but I had them in a different one.
 Spooky's House Of Books
Spooky's House Of Books rated it
4.0 Finally finished it
About the author:edit dataCaptain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas...
Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction
Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction rated it
5.0
The Tales from the Arabian Nights is probably the finest example of what a magical narrative should be. If I had to categorize this collection of tales, I would not call them fairy tales, but rather magical tales. Since almost everyone is familiar with the premise behind these stories, I shall not g...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 Tales from the Arabian Nights
This is a compilation of tales of jinn and sorcerers and bold adventures come from India, Persia, Arabia, Egypt and Mesopotamia. They're framed as being told by Scheherazade, the newest bride of Shahryār, a ruler who after finding his first wife committed adultery had been killing a succession of wi...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
5.0
Ah, if only I could write like the late Sir Richard Burton! Normally I dislike translations, but to refuse to read The Arabian Nights on those grounds would be like refusing to read the Bible. I love parodying people's styles, and I have tried my utmost to parody Burton convincingly, but I can't do ...
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