The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

by Richard Francis Burton

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Overview

The following text has been drawn from Sir Richard Burton's exhaustive translation of "The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night", more commonly known as "The Arabian Nights". The story of "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor" tells the tale of Sinbad who ventures out to sea, at first to acquire wealth, but afterwards in search of adventure. During these voyages he encounters many obstacles including giant animals, monsters, and savage cannibals, yet always seems to escape with an even greater fortune than when he started out. A classic tale of fantasy, "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor" is presented here in this edition in its original and unexpurgated form.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420931952
Publisher: Neeland Media
Publication date: 02/17/2009
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 637,038
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was an English explorer, author, translator, linguist, and orientalist. Though he published over forty books and countless articles during his life, only two were original works. He is best known for his translations, in particular his translations of One Thousand and One Nights and The Kama Sutra.

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