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The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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The Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of stories compiled by various authors, translators and scholars from countries across the Middle East and South Asia. The tales... More > trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800–900. This new digital edition of The Arabian Nights from Enhanced Media Publishing features a translation by anthropologist Andrew Lang.< Less
The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang
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The Arabian Nights" is a magnificent collection of ancient tales told by the sultana Scheherazade, who relates them as entertainment for her jealous and murderous husband, hoping to keep him... More > amused and herself alive. The main frame story concerns a king and his new bride. The king, Shahryar, upon discovering his ex-wife’s infidelity executes her and then declares all women to be unfaithful. He begins to marry a succession of virgins only to execute each one the next morning. Scheherazade agrees to marry him and each night, beginning on the night of their marriage, she tells the king a tale but does not end it so that the king keeps her alive in order to hear the next tale.< Less
New Arabian Nights By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The New Arabian Nights By Robert Louis Stevenson
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New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1882, is a collection of short stories previously published in magazines between 1877 and 1880. The collection contains Stevenson's... More > first published fiction, and a few of the stories are considered by some critics to be his best work, as well as pioneering works in the English short story tradition.< Less
More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter By Robert Louis Stevenson
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More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter, but Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Stevenson.
The Arabian Nights Entertainments By Andrew Lang
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The main frame story concerns a Persian king and his new bride. He is shocked to discover that his brother's wife is unfaithful; discovering his own wife's infidelity has been even more flagrant, he... More > has her executed: but in his bitterness and grief decides that all women are the same. The king, Shahryar, begins to marry a succession of virgins only to execute each one the next morning, before she has a chance to dishonour him. Eventually the vizier, whose duty it is to provide them, cannot find any more virgins. Scheherazade, the vizier's daughter, offers herself as the next bride and her father reluctantly agrees. On the night of their marriage, Scheherazade begins to tell the king a tale, but does not end it. The king is thus forced to postpone her execution in order to hear the conclusion. The next night, as soon as she finishes the tale, she begins (and only begins) a new one, and the king, eager to hear the conclusion, postpones her execution once again. So it goes on for 1,001 nights.< Less
1001 Arabian Nights By Templeton Moss
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A new and exciting version of the famous Arabian Nights Tales for the whole family to enjoy. Join Scheherazade as she spins story after story for her husband, the King, and tells him the timeless... More > tales of "Sindbad the Sailor," "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp" and many more. A world of magic and adventure await you in this latest book from Galleons Lap.< Less
The Arabian Nights Entertainments By Andrew Lang
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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments features a Persian king who discovers his wife is cheating, so, having determined that all women are unfaithful, he decides to marry a virgin every day and have her... More > killed by the next. After a while the kingdom is running low on virgins, so the cunning Scheherazade volunteers to marry the king, and to keep her own head she tells him a new thrilling tale every night. He's so captivated by the stories that he doesn't realize it's a trick. So...Scheherazade is like the original Dan Brown. The 1001 stories themselves were compiled over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across the Middle East and North Africa. The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature. Some versions only contain a few hundred stories, while others have the full 1000. The Arabian Nights is like a big bucket of folk tales. Dig in!< Less
Arabian Nights: Selections from 1,001 Nights By Andrew Heiss et al.
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A new edition of Arabian Nights - a collection of the most famous short stories of the massive 1,001 Nights. Contains Andrew Lang's "Arabian Nights Enterntainments" and a chapter from Kate... More > Douglas Wiggins' compilation of the Arabian Nights. Contains over 60 illustrations by H. J. Ford, included in Lang's first edition. Text from Project Gutenberg. Book typeset and designed by Andrew Heiss.< Less
A Thousand and One Nights By Andrew Lang
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Scheherazade was the world's greatest story-teller...her life depended on it. So as she kept the Caliph of Bagdad entertained, she remained alive. So for a thousand and one nights she told her... More > tales... This is a new edition of Andrew Lang's classic collection, The Arabian Nights Entertainments.< Less

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