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Tales of Arabian Nights : Collins Classics - Richard Burton

Tales of Arabian Nights

Collins Classics

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Published: 1st January 2011
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A collection of Persian, Arabian and Indian tales dating from the 9th century, Sir Richard Burton’s most well-known translation of Arabian Nights brings together ancient folklore and stories passed down from generation to generation.

Featuring tales about love, history, tragedy and comedy as well as fables and fairy tales, this edition remains a well-loved collection of exotic and evocative stories. Fantastical and curious customs are bought to life by Burton’s translation in stories such as ‘The Lovers of Bassorah’, ‘The Concubine of Al-Maamun’ and ‘The Hunchback’s Tale’.

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ISBN: 9780007420100
ISBN-10: 0007420102
Series: Collins Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st January 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.3  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.24