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The Arabian Nights

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This elegant edition of 10 classic tales of The Arabian Nights features a powerful introduction by Mark Helprin, offering new insight into the "thousand mercurial forms" and "inexact nature" of these Eastern tales. Helprin probes for fresh understanding of our culture's deep engagement with these fantastical imaginings which, after being passed along orally for thousands o ...more
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Published August 1st 1996 by Book-of-the-Month Club
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Yeah couldn't get past Aladdin. This book was so slow. The stories went on and on when it didn't need to. Half the time the writing was confusing that it was hard to follow. I bailed after page 125 because it wasn't holding any interest for me after picking it up tons of times. So after weeks of trying, I give up.
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