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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Audiobook

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

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Publisher's Summary

In the mystical land of Arabia, there is secreted a magical door that opens with the command, “Open, Sesame!” Inside lays the plunder of a century of robbers and mercenaries. When Ali Baba witnesses 40 thieves open this door with the enchanted words, endless possibilities begin to unwind before him.

Public Domain (P)2009 B.J. Harrison

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    nancy 04-03-16
    nancy 04-03-16 Member Since 2014

    From Wilm., De. Love reading and audiobooks. Other interests include cooking, attending cultural events, my dogs, birding, music and movies.

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    "Reliving The Classics"

    Love to listen to B. J. Harrison 's narrative., he can literally breathe life into a story. I vaguely remember this tale from my childhood; it's great to read/listen to the classics a second time around. Gives me a better understanding and appreciation of the story.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Zachary 07-27-16
    Zachary 07-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "so so"

    Both story and performance are of mediocre quality. However, it's a great price for an hour to kill if you are unfamiliar with the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Judith 09-19-16
    Judith 09-19-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Delightful Tales I've Heard Many Times"

    Though I've both read & heard the Arabian Nights tales numerous times during my life, they never fail to delight me, & I never grow bored with them. I thoroughly enjoyed hearing Ali Baba's story yet again. I usually prefer audio books to reading e-books or actual books these days because of health problems that make it difficult for me to read anything but short articles, emails, etc. (as long as I don't overdo it). Also, I've heard a number of books narrated by B.J. Harrison (including this one), and he is a first-rate reader. His reading is always animated, interesting, & expressive...never boring or monotonous...in all the books I've listened to in which B.J. is narrator, so far. I recommend his narrations unreservedly...and Arabian Nights tales especially!

    Namaste... Jade Dragon

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    Stephen C. Greeley 09-17-16
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    "Enjoyable."

    I am very glad I finally got around to reading this book. You will like it.

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    James 09-05-16
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    "Alright... I Guess"

    As far as folklore goes I guess it's alright. The story really does have a lot of stupid people behaving stupidly though. Narrator was fine.

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    Tyler 05-12-16
    Tyler 05-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "For children "

    Not the best narrator and a silly story. It comes across more of a children's tale.

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    Amazon Customer 05-21-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Why is this a famous story?"

    Why is this a famous story? Suspension of disbelief is tough when the story is this bad.

    1 of 12 people found this review helpful

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