The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol 1

A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 175,489 / 468 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.6
LoC Category: PL
Series: Arabian Nights
Downloads: 21,459
mnybks.net#: 1423
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  • Introduction
  • Story Of King Shahryar and His Brother
    • a. Tale of the Bull and the Ass
  • 1. Tale of the Trader and the Jinni
    • a. The First Shaykh's Story
    • b. The Second Shaykh's Story
    • c. The Third Shaykh's Story
  • 2. The Fisherman and the Jinni
    • a. Tale of the Wazir and the Sage Duban
      • ab. Story of King Sindibad and His Falcon
      • ac. Tale of the Husband and the Parrot
      • ad. Tale of the Prince and the Ogress
    • b. Tale of the Ensorcelled Prince
  • 3. The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad
    • a. The First Kalandar's Tale
    • b. The Second Kalandar's Tale
      • ba. Tale of the Envier and the Envied
    • c. The Third Kalandar's Tale
    • d. The Eldest Lady's Tale
    • e. Tale of the Portress
    • Conclusion of the Story of the Porter and the Three Ladies
  • 4. Tale of the Three Apples
  • 5. Tale of Nur Al-din Ali and his Son
  • 6. The Hunchback's Tale
    • a. The Nazarene Broker's Story
    • b. The Reeve's Tale
    • c. Tale of the Jewish Doctor
    • d. Tale of the Tailor
    • e. The Barber's Tale of Himself
      • ea. The Barber's Tale of his First Brother
      • eb. The Barber's Tale of his Second Brother
      • ec. The Barber's Tale of his Third Brother
      • ed. The Barber's Tale of his Fourth Brother
      • ee. The Barber's Tale of his Fifth Brother
      • ef. The Barber's Tale of his Sixth Brother
    • The End of the Tailor's Tale

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2013.05.18
Joe Gaskill
*****

This should reference Sir Richard Francis Burton, who it was that brought these stories back from Asia and gave us their English translation.

2009.05.13
khurram yousaf
***..

most lovely and interesting novells


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