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.
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