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Tales from 1001 Arabian Nights

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Item Code: NAF492
Author: Sir Richard F. Burton
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9798172240522
Pages: 879 (45 B/W Illustration)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 980 gms
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These tales comprise of fantasy and a whimsical plot arrangement; the story goes thus:
Shahryar, king of India, inflamed with jealousy by his wife’s infidelity and wanton ways, executes her. After which he resolves to take revenge on all womankind. Hence, each after having betrothed a beautiful girl kills her the next morning.

A stage comes when there is no eligible woman left for him (with many having fled his kingdom) except the daughter of his wazir, Shahabad. The wazir, having no choice, give his daughter his daughter to king Shahryar.

Shahrazad, a beautiful but shrewd girl, learns of the king’s fondness for enchanting stories, thus, the begins telling him one every night, night, keeping the climax in abeyance. Eager to know the outcome of the story’s ending king Shahryar condones the killing every day. Eventually, after a thousand and one nights, king Sharyar is cur3ed of his euphoria, and Shahrazed in turn bears him there children.

Having its origin in India, Persia and Arabia and in the tradition of the Panchatantra and Jataka Tales, these exciting tales of adventure and suspense will sweep you into the exotic and wonderful of romance and magic carpets, genie and jinn. Here we have the evergreen classics of Sinbad the Sailor, Alaeddin and his Wonderful Lamp. Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves. Caliph Harun Al-Rashid and many, many more of the choicest tale, making this memorable book a treasure and a collector’s item, to be read again and again.

 

Contents

 

Part 1  
Introduction 1
Story of king Shahryar and His Brother 2
Tale of bull And The Jinni 16
Tale of the Trader and The Jinni 24
The First Sheikh’s Store 27
The Second Sheikh’s Story 32
The Third Shaykh’s Story 36
The Fisherman and The Jinni 38
Tale of the Wazir and The Sage Duban 45
Story of King Sindibad and his Falcon 50
Tale of the Husband and The Parrot 52
Tale of the Prince and the Ogress 54
Tale of the Ensorcelled Prince 69
The Porter and The Three Ladies of Baghdad 82
The First Kalandar’s Tale 104
The Second Kalandar’s Tale 113
Tale of The Envier and the Envied 123
The Third Kalandar’s Tale 139
The Eldest Lady’s Tale 162
Tale of the Porters 173
Conclusion of the Story of the Porter and Three Ladies 184
Tale of the Three Apples 186
Tale of Nur Al-Din Ali and His Son 195
The Hunchback’s Tale 255
The Nazarene Broker’s Story 262
The Reeve’s Tale 278
Tale of the Jewish Doctor 288
Tale of the tailor 300
The Barber’s Tale of himself 317
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 319
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 324
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 328
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 331
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 335
The Barber’s Tale of his First Brother 343
The End of the tailor’s Tale 348
The Ebony Horse 348
Sinbad The Seaman and Sinbad The Landsman 385
The First Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 388
The Second Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 398
The Third Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 406
The Fourth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 418
The Fifth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 432
The Sixth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 442
The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman 452
Julnar The Sea-Born and her Son king Basim of Persia 462
Conclusion 508
Part II  
The Tale of Zayn Al-Asnam 519
Alaeddin; or, The Wonderful Lamp 549
Khudadad and His Brothers 663
History of the Princess of Daryabar 673
The Caliph’s Night Adventure 692
The Story of the blind Man, Baba Abdullah 696
History of Sidi Nu’Uman 705
History of KhawaJah 716
Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves 737
Prince Ahmad and The Fairy Peri-Banu 766
The two Sisters who Envied their chdette 823

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