Arabian Nights: A Selection by Jack D. Zipes, Richard Francis Burton

Arabian Nights: A Selection

Jack D. Zipes, Richard Francis Burton

fiction classics fantasy short stories adventurous slow-paced

312 pages | first published 1997

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Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The 1001 Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Begin...
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adventurous 100%


slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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