Friday 56: Arabian Nights

Illustration from "One Thousand and One N...Image via WikipediaDear Book Reader,

Do you have Arabian Nights in your library? Have you read this one before? Remember the contents?

1. Scheherazade
2. The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie

3. The story of the King and the Physician
4. Further Adventures of the Fisherman and the Genie
5. The  Story of the Young King of the Black Isles
6. The Story of the Enchanted Horse
7. The Story of Sinbad The Sailor
8. The Story of the Three Sisters
9. The Story of Prince Ahmed and Periebanou
10. The story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
11. The Story of Aladdin; or, The Wonderful Lamp
12. The story of Abou Hassan; or, The Sleeper Awakened
13. The Story of Godadad and His Brothers

Guide for Friday 56 Meme:

* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions 
on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog.
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* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Here's Mine: From The King of the Black Isles)

"Prince," said the Sultan, "your condition can never be sufficiently deplored."

( "It surpasses all that has hitherto been recorded. One thing only is wanting: the revenge to which you are entitled, and I will omit nothing in my power to effect it.")
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Pick up a copy of Arabian Nights:
The Arabian Nights (Norton Critical Editions)

I loved reading Arabian Nights as a child and was so pleased that Disney's Aladdin character was and still is such a huge success. How about you?

Happy Reading,

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” — C. S. Lewis

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