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Tales from the Thousand and one nights.

Author: N J Dawood
Publisher: [Harmondsworth, Eng.], [Baltimore, Md.] Penguin Books [1973]
Series: The Penguin classics; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of the tales told by Shahrazad in an attempt to save her life, including "The Young Woman and Her Five Lovers," "The Fisherman and the Jinnee," "The Historic Fart," and "The Tale of Kafur the Black Eunuch."
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N J Dawood
ISBN: 0140442898 9780140442892
OCLC Number: 763185
Notes: Originally published separately as The thousand and one nights, and Aladdin and other tales.
Description: 406 pages illustrations 19 cm.
Contents: Invocation --
Prologue (The tale of King Shahriyar and his brother Shahzaman --
The fable of the donkey, the ox, and the farmer) --
The tale of the hunchback (The tailor's tale --
The tale of the lame young man and the barber of Baghdad --
The barber's tale --
The tale of Bakbook, the barber's first brother --
The tale of Al-Haddar, the barber's second brother --
The tale of Bakbak, the barber's third brother --
The tale of Al-Kuz, the barber's fourth brother --
The tale of Al-Ashar, the barber's fifth brother --
The tale of Shakashik, the barber's sixth brother) --
The donkey --
The fisherman and the jinnee (The tale of King Yunan and Duban, the doctor --
The tale of King Sindbad and falcon --
The tale of the enchanted king) --
The young woman and her five lovers --
Sindbad the sailor and Sindbad the porter (The first voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The second voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The third voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The fourth voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The fifth voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The sixth voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The last voyage of Sindbad the sailor) --
The historic fart --
Aladdin and the enchanted lamp --
The tale of Kafur the black eunuch --
The porter and the three girls of Baghdad (The tale of the first dervish --
The tale of the second dervish --
The tale of the third dervish --
The tale of the first girl --
The tale of the second girl) --
The tale of Khalifah, the fisherman --
The dream --
The tale of Judar and his brothers --
The tale of Maʼaruf the cobbler --
Epilogue.
Series Title: The Penguin classics; Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: Translated with an introd. by N.J. Dawood. Engravings on wood from original designs by William Harvey.
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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. This title  Read more...

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