One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling

One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling

Hanan al-Shaykh


handed down over centuries from India, Persia, and around the Arab international, the enthralling tales of One Thousand and One Nights are related by the gorgeous, younger Shahrazad as she makes an attempt to hold up her execution. Retold in sleek English through the acclaimed Lebanese writer Hanan al-Shaykh, listed here are tales of the genuine and the supernatural, love and marriage, energy and punishment, wealth and poverty, and the unending trials and uncertainties of destiny. Bringing jointly nineteen vintage stories, in those pages al-Shaykh weaves an totally intoxicating assortment, wealthy with humor, violence, and romance.

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