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The Kings’ Tales contain wisdom about the challenges of gaining, exercising, transmitting and maintaining power, almost as if they were an Arabic version of Machiavelli’s “The Prince”. Muhamed Salih marked it as to-read Jul 14, Akber Aayiratonnu rated it it was amazing May 23, Since then, realizing that all women are profligate, Shahryar every day takes a new wife and executes her at dawn the next day.

Shinu rated it liked it Dec 02, aayirathhonnu This particular set of stories seems to be missing. And to compare to The Decameron yet again, since there are so many stories, some of them are really cool and some of them are somewhat mediocre.

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The world of the Arabian Nights is amazingly liberal compared to Europe of the same period which is roughly the 13th centuryespecially when it comes to women.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It wasn’t something I was expecting out of a set of stories being told by a woman to a man who was obsessed with the idea of unfaithful wives!

Quixote ou Robin dos Bosques.


Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves 9. Cibele Andrade The original Nights or the compilations of it are not what I would call children fairy tales. Thus, the frame story is ultimately just an imaginative narrative vehicle by which a miscellany of diverse tales is brought and held together as a treasury ravukxl discrete work. However, the translator made a conscious decision not to seek rhymes where it was rhyming in aayirathohnu original Arabic.

So Shahrazad herself is an historical or legendary character within the introductory story, as are her younger sister Dunyazad and the two cuckolded princes King Shahriyar and Shah Zaman. Since there are a large amount, it’s just bound to happen, and it happened to this author exactly how it happened to Boccaccio.

Young girls have their sexual attractions extolled. Their pride and arrogance in their positions of power pretty much are the set up for the stories; and 2. So when I realized he was narrating this book, I jumped at the chance to listen to it.

Jun 08, D. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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What a show of power, then, that a monumental collection the likes of which the Anglo world has never even attempted to replicate is popularly framed as a collection of children’s tales, sexy times, and a text that is of little worth without the supposed genius of one bastardizing Orientalist.

It’s the only reasonable thing to do. At this sight, Hasan’s passion was roused, and getting up, he stripped off his clothes. Besides entertainment, we also get a picture of a rich, vibrant and educated culture way more sophisticated and world-wise than contemporary Europe, which was stuck in its darkest of the Middle Ages at the same time.


As you might expect, I was enthralled enough in these first few stories that I had to five into the first full-length volume!

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please enter your User Name, email ID and a password to register. A saving grace, though, is the “bastard” tale of Ali Baba, which is featured at the end of the “Nights” stories in this volume. Why doesn’t he get some mulberry twigs, take her into a room and beat her until she either dies or repents and doesn’t ask again?

Vineesh rated it really liked it Apr 23, Women are Evil, Except When They’re Awesome There is a general belief of the characters throughout these stories that women are he the root of all evil and are the downfall of men, which is revealed in many of the stories in which wives commit adultery or murder or other misdeeds.

Though this should be expected due to how many stories there are, it can get burdensome for some readers, I’m sure. Sanooja rated it it was ok Dec 05, A wandering young man in the Arabian nights may fall into a crowd of armed men that wish to defeat him.