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Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)

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Author: Anonymous
Creators: William Harvey, N. J. Dawood
Brand: Penguin Classics
Category: Book

List Price: $15.00
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Sales Rank: 172,607

Languages: English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
Media: Paperback
Edition: Revised
Pages: 416
Number Of Items: 1
Shipping Weight (lbs): 0.7
Dimensions (in): 7.8 x 5.1 x 1

MPN: 9780140442892
ISBN: 0140442898
EAN: 9780140442892
ASIN: 0140442898

Publication Date: August 30, 1973
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The tales told by Shahrazad over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the vengeful King Shahriyar have become among the most popular in both Eastern and Western literature. From the epic adventures of "Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp" to the farcical "Young Woman and her Five Lovers" and the social criticism of "The Tale of the Hunchback", the stories depict a fabulous world of all-powerful sorcerers, jinns imprisoned in bottles and enchanting princesses. But despite their imaginative extravagance, the Tales are anchored to everyday life by their realism, providing a full and intimate record of medieval Islam.


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