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April 17th, 2015
Episode 64 of 171 episodes
The marriage plans for two Viziers backfire, resulting in exile and calamity. And when two Jinn interfere, a charming fantasy turns into a nightmare. The Arabian Nights, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. The Count of Monte Cristo part 3 of 3 is now available for immediate download. This final installment is over 21 hours long. In this final installment, Monte Cristo’s vision of vengeance comes to its majestic conclusion. I created over 90 character voices during the recording The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s an epic unparalleled anywhere else. Go now to www.thebestaudiobooks.com and purchase the final installment of this epic saga for only $10.99. Today’s tale from The Arabian Nights has many interesting aspects: there is a lot of solid fatherly counsel, some beautiful romantic poetry, and the aspect of supernatural influence to help connect the plot points. Some portions may be a little racy for younger listeners. Of course, the text is hundreds of years old and rather ambiguous, but I thought I’d give you parents a heads up. And now, The Tale of the Two Viziers, Part 1 of 2, from The Arabian Nights. Translated by John Payne