The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights -

The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

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The paperback publication of the first volume of the new, substantially complete translation of one of the best-known and most influential classics of world literature Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her the next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king stories of adventure, love, riches and wonder - tales of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of Death and magical spirits, tales of the voyages of Sindbad, of Ali Baba outwitting a band of forty thieves and of jinnis trapped in rings and in lamps. The sequence of stories will last 1,001 nights.

Product code: 9780140449389

ISBN 9780140449389
No. Of Pages 1008
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS42
Series The Arabian Nights
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Every night, the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her the next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king stories of adventure, love, riches and wonder. The sequence of stories will last 1,001 nights.