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A Thousand and One Nights

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1/5. Scheherazade. Ajourneythrough TheArabian
Nights, also known as The Thousand and One Nights.
From Aladdin's lamp togenies, this medieval collection ofstories-within-stories has become part of the English language. Novelist and Arabist Robert Irwin explores Scheherazade, the woman who escaped death by turning survival into an artform. Producer Jo Glanville


Robert Irwin
Jo Glanville

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