The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 1 (Penguin Classics)

The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 1 (Penguin Classics)


each evening for 3 years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a unique virgin, executing her the subsequent morning. to finish this brutal trend and to avoid wasting her personal lifestyles, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, starts off to inform the king tales of event, love, riches and sweetness - stories of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of demise and magical spirits, stories of the voyages of Sindbad, of Ali Baba outwitting a band of 40 thieves and of jinnis trapped in earrings and in lamps. The series of news will final 1,001 nights.

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