Arabian Nights Book
The Arabian Nights is the title which encompasses all of the Persian, Arabian and Indian folk tales which have made their way into western culture over hundreds of years. This collection was edited by Andrew Lang, and his selections were made with the purpose of making the tales more suitable and interesting to a general audience.
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 1898
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...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2009
The Stories contained in Arabian Nights have been handed down from generation to generation and are just as compelling today as they were when first told. This collection, specially selected and edited by Andrew Lang is a wonderful anthology, and will delight readers young and old. This version has been specially formatted for today's e-readers.
Publisher : Andrews UK
published : 2010
Although there are many editions of The Arabian Nights featuring a varying number of tales, all of the different editions are based on the same framing story about the Persian ruler, Shahryar, and his wife, Scheherazade. After being betrayed by one of his wives, Shahryar becomes untrusting, and though he continues to marry, executes each of his...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2014
Can a land of exotic enchantment melt the enmity between Alex and Dan before it?s too late? Days before starting a history-making excavation in a remote sector of the Valley of the Kings, Dr. Alexandria Randall?s father, a fellow Egyptologist, goes missing. Alex will stop at nothing to find her father?a gargantuan task in an ancient land where...
Publisher : Open Road Media Romance
published : 2013
The collection of stories known as the Arabian Nights is also often called One Thousand and One Nights. This group of folk stories was originally compiled in Arabic. This collection includes Aladin and the Magic Lamp, the Story of Sinbad the Voyager, Ali Baba and the Forty Theives and other lesser-known but still wonderful tales for children and...
Publisher : Xist Publishing
published : 2015
?An authentic and exciting story. The perfect summer read? -- Clare Mackintosh, author of the bestselling I LET YOU GO From the author of the bestselling Some Day I?ll Find You comes a novel of dark suspense set in the Lake District where, beneath the inviting water of the lakes, danger and death are waiting. Â The summer of 1976 was unprecedented...
Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK
published : 2016
A generous and erudite book...We?re in the company of someone who loves The Arabian Nights, and who has generously shared that love with us through this companion.' - Michele Roberts, Independent on Sunday'Superlative...just the sort of relaxed, informative book that Edmund Wilson might have written had he grown interested in the Middle East and its...
Publisher : I.B.Tauris
published : 2003
Shortlisted for the 2011 NZ Post Book Awards this is an unflinching novel on contemporary NZ society. 'It was this contemplation of the future that made Roza frightened, and that caused her to turn her mind, as she did now, harried and nervous, to the past. And then there was the question of Simon Lampton.' Roza Hallwright leads a quiet, orderly life,...
Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand
published : 2010
They are ancient stories, but they still enchant our imaginations today: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Â— Sinbad the Sailor Â— Aladdin . These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights are delightful, fascinating, and fun for fans and first-time readers alike. Lexile score: 1320L
Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
published : 2012