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Lists with This Book. The second part of the story is also quite Shakespearean, as it involves Princess Badoura dressing as a man and becoming a king through her own merit, although she ends up getting married to a woman along the way and a comedy of errors ensues.

This our master pretendeth to wit and wisdom, and she hath but one wife and yet knoweth not how to manage her.

He took the purse of gold with the thousand dinars that he had got from the Jew and wrapped it in his trousers, placing it under the end of the mattress, and he took off his turban and set it on a chair, leaving him only wearing a fine shirt embroidered with gold. In fact, it is translated into English from the Syrian ‘Mahdi’-manuscript, which is the oldest surviving substantial material, and it is probably the closest thing we’ll ever get to a somewhat stable ‘original’ of the Nights.

She kept procrastinating her storytelling, tale followed by another. I’ve got to say – in the Burton translation especially – fifteen “assaults” or “courses” in one night?

Within the span of the ninth to the thirteen centuries my library consists of these: Along the way, she comes to a kingdom and through adventure marries the princess and becomes king of the land, where with the complicity of her wife she rules the kingdom and earns much fame for a number of years. A girl must step out to end this bullshit. There is nothing new under the sun.


Our master is in extremity and thou clappest thy wings and crowest and fliest from one hen’s back to another’s! Here is an example of such, from The Ebony Horse: Many bewildering stories of genii, wizards and witches, princes and princesses, magical powers, monstrous animals, Sindbad the Sailor and his adventures with one-eyed-giants and red-hairy-imps, Aladdin and his famous Lamp, and more This particular edition is based off the core set of tales compiled by Muhsin Mahdi which reflect only the stories that are contained in all known versions of the manuscript.

However, as the tales progressed, different kinds of women began to be prevalent, too.

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Click on image to Zoom. He is in this predicament, about to interpret to her the language of the animals, and all of us are mourning for him, while you clap your wings and get off one hen and jump on another.

He couldn’t get enough of her enchanting stories every night and eventually resolved to keep her head attached to her body. The structure truly is amazing. Arabian Nights – No Spoiler.

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Whether they are written or spoken, words can destroy kings and ruin empires. A saving grace, though, is the “bastard” tale of Ali Baba, which is featured at the end of the “Nights” stories in this volume.

In sum – would I call these stories great storytelling? It wouldn’t surprise me that, for every reader frightened by the myriad similarities between the Malqyalam Age of nine centuries past and their present, there is another combing the pages to fuel their Islamophobia. He then set the charge, ravukap the cannon and demolished the fortress. I have read this book a few times over the years and I believe I was about thirteen the first time I read this book.


Then taking off his turban, which he laid over the wrapping cloth on the seat, he remained only in his shirt and skullcap and stood hesitating. When he had finished, he put his hand beneath her head and she did the same to him, after which they embraced and fell asleep in each others arms.

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Hospitality was paramount, hygiene was mandated, and ravukao were glossed over as much as the titles of colonial lords and plantation owners were in later years. I really enjoyed this particular translation – and translation matters a great deal!

Then she placed one arm under his neck and the other under his shoulder, and with neck on neck and cheek on cheek they went to sleep, as if they seemed to say: Does anyone know of any books like this but for adults? If you want more, be pleased to take it now. To my mind, no malayaam tale lives up to the best of Chaucer, whose Canterbury Tales are roughly contemporary to these.

I’m glad I read these, I didn’t remember all the details from when I’d seen them so many years back. It’s hilarious and quite charming in its own way, but not at all …more If you’re feeling adventurous and don’t mind archaic English, have a go at Burton.