The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night: the complete Burton Translation with the Complete Burton Notes, the Terminal Index, and 1001 decorations by Valenti Angelo (Volume #1 of 3)

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night the complete Burton Translation with the Complete Burton Notes the Terminal Index and decorations by Valenti Angelo Volume of The original Burton Translation with explanatory notes

  • Title: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night: the complete Burton Translation with the Complete Burton Notes, the Terminal Index, and 1001 decorations by Valenti Angelo (Volume #1 of 3)
  • Author: Anonymous Richard Francis Burton
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The original Burton Translation with explanatory notes

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    1. Whew!! I finally finished these books. The description says there are 2650 pages, but that is wrong. It comes to almost 4 thousand pages! Holy Arabian Nights, Batman!Anyway, I made it through all three volumes and I can tell you that it ain't Disney. There is a lot of sex and violence.In the beginning the King Shahryar goes to his brother, King Shah Zaman to find out why his health is failing. He finds out that his brother witnessed Shahryar's wife with another man and he was afraid to tell him. [...]

    2. "everything from the comic, to adventure, romance, religion, war, political intrigue, history, mysticism, fantasy, tragedy there really was no predictabilityRight, first off, if you're going to read this, you should do it unabridged. Let's face it, if you don't, you've not read the 1001 nights but 648, or 385, or whatever the editor decided to trim off this masterpiece. If Sheherezade can tell 1001 stories to keep herself alive, give the woman's effort some respect and read all the tales she te [...]

    3. "everything from the comic, to adventure, romance, religion, war, political intrigue, history, mysticism, fantasy, tragedy there really was no predictabilityRight, first off, if you're going to read this, you should do it unabridged. Let's face it, if you don't, you've not read the 1001 nights but 648, or 385, or whatever the editor decided to trim off this masterpiece. If Sheherezade can tell 1001 stories to keep herself alive, give the woman's effort some respect and read all the tales she te [...]

    4. Sir Richard Burton was a driven man; a man with so many talents that it would be difficult for him to be remotely humble. This translation contains the essential Terminal essay and copious notes which make it a wonderful and entertaining read. Having read this you should read everything else Burton wrote to make your life complete

    5. I didn't like the florid style and I had no liking for most of the characters I encountered. I could not imagine reading the entire thing.

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