Tales from 1,001 Nights

Tales from 1,001 Nights

Aladdin, Ali Baba and Other Favourites


Introduction by:
Translator: Malcolm C. Lyons
Translator: Ursula Lyons
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Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141191669
  • 528 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • 18 and up

Overview

This is the essential one-volume edition of Tales from 1,001 Nights, drawn from the acclaimed landmark translation published in 3 volumes by Penguin Classics in 2008. It contains ‘Aladdin’, ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves’, ‘Sindbad the Sailor’ and many others of the most enjoyable and beloved tales from the Arabian Nights. This new translation was described as ‘magnificent’ and ‘the most ambitious and thorough translation’ in the Guardian and lauded in the Telegraph as ‘outstanding’. The Sunday Times said ‘The new Penguin edition is the one to have’.

Table of Contents

Tales from the Thousand and One NightsIntroduction
Invocation
Prologue
The Tale of King Shahriyar and his Brother Shahzaman
The Fable of the Donkey, the Ox, and the Farmer

The Tale of the Hunchback
The Tailor’s Tale
The Tale of the Lame Young Man and the Barber of Baghdad
The Barber’s Tale
The Tale of Bakbook, the Barber’s First Brother
The Tale of Al-Haddar, the Barber’s Second Brother
The Tale of Bakbak, the Barber’s Third Brother
The Tale of Al-Kuz, the Barber’s Fourth Brother
The Tale of Shakashik, the Barber’s Sixth Brother

The Donkey

The Fisherman and the Jinnee
The Tale of King Yunan and Duban the Doctor
The Tale of King Sindbad and the Falcon
The Tale of the Enchanted King

The Young Woman and Her Five Lovers

Sindbad the Sailor and Sindbad the Porter
The First Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Second Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Third Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Fourth Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Fifth Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Sixth Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor
The Last Voyage of Sindbad the Sailor

The Historic Fart

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

The Tale of Kafur the Black Eunuch

The Porter and the Three Girls of Baghdad
The Tale of the First Dervish
The Tale of the Second Dervish
The Tale of the Third Dervish
The Tale of the First Girl
The Tale of the Second Girl

The Tale of Khalifah the Fisherman

The Dream

The Tale of Judar and His Brothers

The Tale of Ma’Aruf the Cobbler

Epilogue

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