The Arabian Nights: The Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights

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Bawdy and exotic, "Arabian Nights, " feature the wily, seductive Scheherazade, who saves her own life by telling tales of magical transformation, genies and wishes, flying carpets and fantastical journeys, terror and passion to entertain and appease the brutal King Shahryar. First introduced in the West in 1704, the stories of "The Thousand and One Nights" are most familiar to American readers in sanitized children's versions. This modern edition, based on Richard F. Burton's unexpurgated translation, restores the ...

The Arabian Nights: The Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights 1991, Signet Classics, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780451525420

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