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One thousand and one nights (arabic: أَلْف لَيْلَة وَلَيْلَة ʾalf layla wa-layla) is a collection of middle eastern folk tales compiled in arabic during the islamic golden age. Abebookscom: tales from the thousand and one nights (penguin classics) (9780140442892) by anonymous and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices.
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