This collection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales from The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments, or The Thousand and One Nights, includes the stories of Sinbad and his voyages, Ali Baba and the cave of the forty thieves, Aladdin and his wonderful lamp, and seven more fantastic tales.
In this treasure house of the imagination, you will find golden palaces, gem-studded caves, and mythical beasts; you will unearth magic lamps, take long voyages to exotic shores, and encounter acts of deceit and revenge as well as kindness and generosity. These highly entertaining stories that have enchanted readers for centuries are narrated here in a clear and direct style that renders them fresh and exciting.
The stories included in this collection are:
“The Talking Bird, the Singing Tree, and the Golden Water”
“The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie”
“The History of the Young King of the Black Isles”
“The Story of Gulnare of the Sea”
“The Story of Aladdin; or, The Wonderful Lamp”
“The Story of Prince Agib”
“The Story of the City of Brass”
“The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”
“The History of Codadad and His Brothers”
“The Story of Sinbad the Voyager”