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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From the critically acclaimed translator of The Arabian Nights comes a volume of the four most popular later stories: "Sindbad the Sailor," "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Ala al-Din (Aladdin) and the Magic Lamp," and "Qamar al-Zaman." Readers will discover in each a world of high flamboyance and startling beauty, humor, and magic, and lessons of loyalty and love's endurance.
 

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The Disney Aladdin this ain't. In fact, the 1001 Nights is an often bawdy, even pornographic set of stories within stories that feature fabulous monsters and jinn, handsome adventurers, cutthroats ... 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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Husain Haddawy was born and grew up in Baghdad, taught English and comparative literature at various American universities, wrote art criticism, and is now living in retirement in Thailand.

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