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The Arabian Nights; A Selection of Stories from Alif Laila Wa Laila

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Excerpt: ... THE STORY OF THE HUMPBACK.1 THERE was in ancient times, in the city of Balsora, a tailor who enjoyed an ample income, and was fond of sport and merriment. He was in the habit of going out occas ...more
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Published January 4th 2012 by General Books
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MN
Mar 05, 2015 MN rated it it was amazing
In my opinion there aren't enough words to describe the brilliance of Arabian tales. Amazing! Amazing! And amazingly amazing! The richness, diversity and depth makes Alif Laila one of the BEST reads that one can ever read in his/her life. I remember listening to the tales about Aladdin and Sindbad from my grandparents. These tales always captivated me and aroused my interest manifolds. I had the opportunity of reading the original "Alif Laila wa Lail"(translated to "The thousand Nights and a Nig ...more
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Apr 23, 2013 Nirmal rated it really liked it
I am now getting in the maze(bhool-bhulaiya) world of this Arabian classic. Here are some quick points.

1. It’s a feast of imagination which takes you thru a thousand different fantastical world with its Genie, Aladdin, Alibaba, Scheherazade etc.
2. Writer of Alif Laila must have been a computer expert!! Its like a software program which goes inside a recursive loop creating vertigo.
3. Incredible level of sexual debauchery including incest, lesbian, BDSM , Homosexuality , animal sex etc. it is uni
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