Tales of the Marvellous and News of the StrangeBook - 2014
Dating from at least a millennium ago, this title features the earliest known Arabic short stories, surviving in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul. It features monsters, lost princes, jewels beyond price, a princess turned into a gazelle, sword-wielding statues and shocking reversals of fortune.
Publisher: London :, Penguin Classics,, 2014
Branch Call Number: 892.7 Tales 2014
Characteristics: xliii, 447 pages ; 24 cm