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Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed a new arabesque fantasy of high adventure and grand magic a review.

This past month I have been really getting back into Arabian Nights style modern fantasy as a change from all the Medieval European fantasy that is out there; and also to have a break from beloved far eastern… 1,121 more words


Top 10 English Words Derived From Arabic

This is a list of English words whose origins can be traced back to Arabic. Some will be immediately recognizable, as they refer to phenomena and concepts directly associated with the Middle East. 962 more words


"Immortal - Sorapol": Cinematic Creative Fashion Short Film Narrated By Stephen Fry By Conor Gorman (2014)

Immortal” is a cinematic narrated fashion short film for designer Sorapol Chawaphatnakul produced by Fractious Productions. It is based on a tale from One Thousand and One Nights, also known as the “Arabian Nights”. 145 more words

Cinematic Poems

Landscape Stories 16 | IRAN

Landscape Stories 16 | IRAN

In recent decades images of Iran in different artistic mediums as well as photography have been contradictory. This issue of Landscape Stories curated by Mohammadreza Mirzaei, sets out to show meaning to all these contradictions and mysteries of Iran through different fragments. 563 more words

The true story of Sinbad the Sailor (sort of)

I’m a sucker for a good novel with an Arabian Nights twist.
So I’m currently reading Graham Diamond‘s Captain Sinbad, a smart, highly entertaining historical fantasy adventure which supposedly tells us the “true story” of the Arabian Nights character and his travels around the… 272 more words