"Haddawy's translation is easily the clearest, most fluent and most readable I have met...
What is delightful and memorable about these tales is the immediacy of their created worlds... [Haddawy's translation] has style, it has elegance, it has precision." ??"A. S. Byatt, London Sunday TimesFrom the critically acclaimed translator of The Arabian Nights comes a volume of the four most popular later stories: "Sindbad the Sailor," "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Ala al-Din (Aladdin) and the Magic Lamp," and "Qamar al-Zaman." Readers will discover in each a world of high flamboyance and startling beauty, humor, and magic, and lessons of loyalty and love's endurance.
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|Size: ||1.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||W. W. Norton & Company|
|Date published: || 1996|
|ISBN: ||9781324000389 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|