Here is a selection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales of
The Arabian Nights, including "Sinbad," "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,"
"Aladdin," "The Talking Bird," and the "Fisherman and the Genie." In
this "treasure house of pleasant things" you will find golden palaces,
gem studded caves, and breathtaking gardens; you will sit by mysterious
fountains, hear the crash of gleaming waterfalls, unearth magic lamps,
take a long voyage to exotic shores, and meet flying men and mythical
Nowhere else will you find such marvels, nowhere else will you find
the impossible so real and convincing. For centuries The Arabian Nights
has enchanted readers. These stories are presented here in a clear and
direct style that renders them as fresh and as exciting as when they
were first told.
read by Johanna Ward
running time 11hours