Thirty years counting 'The thousand and one nights'

Thirty years counting ‘The thousand and one nights’

An 18th-century curse spells death for anyone who reads the entirety of Arabian Nights, that book-universe written by many anonymous hands (several of women, without a doubt) throughout a millennium. Naturally, with such an origin the text is chaotic and there are different versions with more or less stories. In 1835 what is now called …

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