Arabian nightmare

  • 237 Pages
  • 0.90 MB
  • English
Signet , New York
Statementcreated by Warren Murphy & Richard Sapir
SeriesThe Destroyer -- #86
ContributionsSapir, Richard, Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1217 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24514030M
ISBN 100451170601
LC Control Number98814139

I enjoyed this book a lot, although it took two attempts to finish it. It's an insightful book about a sleep disorder called The Arabian Nightmare. It uses The Arabian Nights convention of story-telling, except that rather have a story-within-a-story, it has stories-within-dreams which are contained in other dreams/5.

The Arabian Nightmare: A Novel - Kindle edition by Irwin, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Arabian Nightmare: A Novel/5(17). The One Thousand and One Nights and various tales within it make use of many innovative literary techniques, which the storytellers of the tales rely on for increased drama, suspense, or other emotions.

Some of these date back to earlier Persian, Indian and Arabic literature, while others were original to the One Thousand and One y: Middle East. Arabian nightmare book Arabian Nightmare is a devastating illness of whose exact nature is not known. At night the person suffers from horrifying nightmare and the individual wakes up covered in blood, from a Arabian nightmare book nose of course.

Eventually in a daze Balian leaves his caravanserai and wanders aimlessly in the streets of Cairo being unable to determine if he is Cited by: 2. She became well known in Greece by her autobiography books "Nightmares in the Saudi Arabian Desert" and "Merciless Struggle" where she describes her life as a married woman to an important Saudi man.

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Once in Cairo, Balian falls prey to an exotic dream illness, the Arabian Nightmare, a nocturnal disease that consumes minds in ever-intensifying fits of delusion. Balian's dreams have verisimilitude, and he dreams dreams within dreams, so it's hard to say where his waking life ends and his sleep begins, or where one dream interconnects with the.

The Arabian Nightmare is an unusual novel, but never off-puttingly so. May External links: buy from or - share this review on Facebook or Twitter Related reviews: Robert Irwin - Islamic Art: Art, Architecture and the Literary World - books about Egypt + North Africa.

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Minor bump to top edge. Dust jacket shows slight shelf/edge and cprner wear. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall First Barnes & Noble Edition, 1st Print. A Trade Book. The Arabian Nightmare Robert Irwin, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Discover what to read next TIP SHEET.

MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. Robert Irwin's novel The Arabian Nightmare was one of my favourite books of the early s and one of the finest fantasies of the last century.

His newest novel, Wonders Will Never Cease, is as erudite and well-constructed a historical fiction as The Arabian Nightmare, but is set in a medieval England that never quite was, and uses stories and.

“The Arabian Nightmare is a conceit worthy of Borges.” — The New York Times “[Irwin’s] fascination for inner perception, helped along with a delight in Scheherazadian frames and exotic lore, makes for quite a rich experience: a strangely playful construct that, like an intricate Chinese box, delights with each unexpected combination.

He has published a history of Orientalism and is an acknowledged expert on The Arabian Nights. Many of Irwin's novels focus on Arabic themes. This includes his first, the acclaimed dark fantasy novel The Arabian Nightmare, which was inspired by Jan Potocki's The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.

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All pictures are stock photos. The condition of the item you will receive is EX - game only. Unpunched. Our Seller Rating: % positive. "The Arabian Nightmare is a guide to the Orient of the mind," the blurb concludes, and that's about it: the meaning of the title keeps shifting and expanding, until it stands for the darker side of that whole complex of fantastic romance conjured up by words like "Cairo", "Orient" or "Arabian Nights".

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Email. Send Text Message Print. Arabian Nights is a model of painstaking research and a triumph of artistry, from the breathtaking dust-jacket portrait of Aladdin to the gorgeously embellished picture of a genie on the final page. Clearly, this is a book for all ages to treasure and one that elevates its creator to the first rank of American picture book artists.%u The Arabian Nightmare by Robert Irwin is a wonderful and fantastic tale about an Englishman in Medieval Cairo.

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The smooth steely grip of Irwin’s story-telling genius is a joy to read.” —The Washington Post “The Arabian Nightmare is a conceit worthy of Borges.” —The New York Times “[Irwin’s] fascination for inner perception, helped along with a delight in Scheherazadian frames and exotic lore, makes for quite a.

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An Arabist and scholar of the Medieval Islamic World, Irwin wrote The Arabian Nights: A Companion, the anthology mentioned above, a biography of Ibn Khaldun, and a number of other scholarly also sometimes writes novels.

This one, a historical fantasy, was one of Neil Gaiman's. The Arabian nightmare he learned was like a disease or a curse. It was terrible and obscene, monotonous, but yet fearful. It brought countless sufferings without the realization of such The Arabian nightmare has come to the West.

It has come invisibly and struck it like an evil curse.The Book of Tales The Book of Tales is the heart of Tales of the Arabian Nights.

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