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The Arabian Nights (AmazonClassics Edition)

Narrated by: Neil Shah
Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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The vengeful King Schahriar agrees to stave off the execution of Queen Scheherazade until she finishes a particularly compelling story. Her plan? Bleed one tale into another. Through fanciful histories, romances, tragedies, comedies, poems, riddles, and songs, Scheherazade prolongs her life by holding the king’s rapt attention.

With origins in Persian and Eastern Indian folklore, the stories of The Arabian Nights have been reworked, reshaped, revised, collected, and supplemented throughout the centuries by various authors and scholars - and are continually redefined by the modern translations of the Western world.

AmazonClassics brings you timeless works from the masters of storytelling. Ideal for anyone who wants to read a great work for the first time or rediscover an old favorite, these new editions open the door to literature’s most unforgettable characters and beloved worlds.

Revised edition: Previously published as The Arabian Nights, this edition of The Arabian Nights (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Public Domain (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-11-2018

Arabian Nightmare

Narration was awful. Do not recommend to anyone. Edgy voice acting. Do not buy. Bad

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 16-01-2019

forgettable

forgettable. just finished, and I dont really recall anything about it. ended up just being background noise.

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  • HDVE
  • 13-11-2018

Very edited version

Could Audible not just let us know that this is a middle school appropriate version? As a adult, I prefer the full telling.

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  • I Live Curious
  • 19-02-2019

enjoyed listing to this.. good

enjoyed listing to this.. good. the narration is great. and story translation is however not that descriptive. like Original.. but still good.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-08-2018

i didnt know what to expect

overall i enjoyed this book, many stories you may know are way diffrent here lol but atillbawesome for the price

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  • Cornelia Baciu
  • 30-05-2018

Really enjoyed it :)

Narrator kept me connected for several hours. voice was calm and adapted nicely to different characters. lovely collection of stories.

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