The Arabian Nights is a great collection of exotic fantasy stories. There are some magical elements to the stories that make it seem like youre in another place completely while reading it. You will like that. Youll enjoy stories where you can feel like you are getting away or exploring a new place. Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves is a favorite story in the book, right next to how cool it is to see the original Aladdin story too. The tales in The Arabian Nights have been told for centuries. Countless generations have had their imaginations sparked by magic lamps, flying carpets, having wishes granted, and the pursuit of gold and treasure. All this time later many still enjoy reading these adventurous stories. Its an escape to a world of magic. The Arabian Nights is full of exciting stories told through a frame story of an Arabian woman telling tales to save her life. The stories include the adventures of Sinbad, Aladdin, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. It is fun to read these stories, especially the story of Aladdin without the Disney twist on it. Very interesting reading.