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    Tales from the Arabian Nights (Fall River Classics) (Hardback) Translated by Sir Richard Francis Burton

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    DescriptionThese 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. Full of mischief, valour, ribaldry and romance, "The Arabian Nights" has enthralled readers for centuries. This volume contains the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F. Burton's multi volume translation, and, unlike many editions, is complete unexpurgated. These tales, including "Aladdin or the Wonderful Lamp", "Sinbad the Sailor", and "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves", have entered into the popular imagination.


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    Title
    Tales from the Arabian Nights
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by Sir Richard Francis Burton
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 55 mm
    Weight: 737 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781435143906
    ISBN 10: 1435143906
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Illustrations note
    b/w colour throughout
    Publisher
    Barnes & Noble Inc
    Imprint name
    Barnes & Noble Inc
    Publication date
    17 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York