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The Arabian nights : tales from a Thousand and one nights

Author: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2004 Modern Library mass market edView all editions and formats
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"Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
ISBN: 0812972147 9780812972146 0375756752 9780375756757
OCLC Number: 56558288
Notes: "Reading group guide"--Page [1051-1052].
"A trade paperback edition of this work was originally published by Modern Library, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., in 2001"--Title page verso.
Description: xli, 1049, [3] pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: translated, with a preface and notes by Richard F. Burton ; introduction by A.S. Byatt.

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"Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever."--Back cover.

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