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Robert Irwin

Robert Irwin is a publisher and writer of fiction and non-fiction. His works of non-fiction include The Arabian Nights, Islamic Art, Night & Horses & the Desert and The Alhambra.

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights
Written by Anonymous, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin, Noted by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044938-9 (0-14-044938-8)

The most significant translation in one hundred years of one of the greatest works of world literature
 
From Ali Baba and the forty thieves to the voyages of Sinbad, the stories of The Arabian Nights are timeless and unforgettable. Published here in three volumes, this magnificent new edition brings these... Read more






The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights
Written by Anonymous, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin, Noted by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044939-6 (0-14-044939-6)

The most significant translation in one hundred years of one of the greatest works of world literature
 
From Ali Baba and the forty thieves to the voyages of Sinbad, the stories of The Arabian Nights are timeless and unforgettable. Published here in three volumes, this magnificent new edition brings these... Read more






The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights
Written by Anonymous, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin, Noted by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044940-2 (0-14-044940-X)

The most significant translation in one hundred years of one of the greatest works of world literature
 
From Ali Baba and the forty thieves to the voyages of Sinbad, the stories of The Arabian Nights are timeless and unforgettable. Published here in three volumes, this magnificent new edition brings these... Read more






Tales from 1,001 Nights
Written by Anonymous, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin, Noted by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$18.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119166-9 (0-14-119166-X)

Now in paperback: the best-loved tales from the acclaimed new translation

This is the essential one-volume edition of The Arabian Nights, abridged from the celebrated new three-volume translation. Included are the timeless and unforgettable stories of Aladdin, Ali Baba and the forty thieves, Sinbad the Sailor, and many others, in a handy companion... Read more






Tales from 1,001 Nights
Written by Anonymous, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin, Noted by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | February 2011
$25.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119165-2 (0-14-119165-1)

Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love, riches and wonder - tales of mystical lands peopled... Read more






Night & Horses & the Desert
Edited by Robert Irwin
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$17.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-72155-4 (0-385-72155-2)


Spanning the fifth to sixteenth centuries and societies that range from Afghanistan to Spain, this anthology is a testament to the astonishing grandeur and variety of classical Arabic literature. Here are excerpts from dozens of works–both renowned (The Qur’an, The Thousand and One Nights) and esoteric (Ibn Washshiyya’s “Book of Poisons”... Read more






Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange
Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | February 2015
$30.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-139503-6 (0-14-139503-6)

The first English translation of this spectacular collection of medieval Arab fantasy stories

A great cache of ancient, magical stories in the same tradition as The Arabian Nights, Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange is an extraordinary find. Dating from at least a millennium ago, these are the earliest-known Arabic short stories... Read more






Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange
Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons, Introduction by Robert Irwin
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | June 13, 2017
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-241-29995-1 (0-241-29995-0)

On the shrouded corpse hung a tablet of green topaz with the inscription: 'I am Shaddad the Great. I conquered a thousand cities; a thousand white elephants were collected for me; I lived for a thousand years and my kingdom covered both east and west, but when death came to me... Read more





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