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The Shaving of Shagpat

A humorous oriental romance and allegory written in the style of the Arabian Nights. Like its model, it includes a number of stories within the story, along with poetry. This link for educational purpose only. Please remove file from your computer after familiarization.

The novel is a humorous oriental romance and allegory written in the style of the Arabian Nights. Like its model, it includes a number of stories within the story, along with poetic asides.

Shibli Bagarag, a Persian barber, and Noorna, an enchantress, are given the quest of shaving the tyrant Shagpat, who by the power of his magical hair holds his city in thrall. Along the way Shibli acquires a magic sword and meets a series of exotic creatures, including a talking hawk and several genies.

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Book pages: 278

ISBN: Ballantine

Book language: en

File size: 1.18 MB

File type: pdf

Published: 06 September 2021 - 19:00