The Arabian Nights

  • by Sir Richard Burton
  • Narrated by Philip Madoc
  • 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Though The Arabian Nights are generally known as stories for children, they were originally tales for adults full of adventure, sexuality, violence, and the supernatural. They certainly inspired the imagination of Sir Richard Burton, the 19th century explorer, linguist, and erotologist who brought all his worldly experience and superbly expressive prose style to bear on the tales of Sindbad the Seaman and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Scheherazade must keep her king entertained with stories if she is to avoid the promised sentence of death.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-10-2000
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks