The Arabian Nights II: Sindbad and Other Popular Stories

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W. W. Norton & Company, Oct 1, 1996 - Literary Collections - 266 pages
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This text contains four later tales from 'The Arabian Nights', in a new translation. The stories, a mixture of magic, humour and love, include 'The Story of Sindbad the Sailor', 'The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves', 'The Story of Ala al-din and the Magic Lamp', and 'the Story of Qamar al-Zaman.
 

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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

I've recently read several interesting short story collections from antiquity, namely The Canterbury Tales, Arabian Nights, and Ovid's Metamorphoses. Each of them has inspired enough academic articles ... Read full review

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User Review  - CurrerBell - LibraryThing

Note that this review is written specifically of the Norton Critical Edition, ISBN 978-0-393-92808-2. I can't remember ever rating a Norton Critical Edition of any book this low, and I'm very much a ... Read full review

Contents

The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
53
The Story of Ala alDin Aladdin and the Magic Lamp
81
The Story of Qamar alZaman and His Two Sons
165
The Adventures of Qamar alZamans Two Sons
222
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