Khaled: A Tale of Arabia

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Khaled; a Tale of Arabia
Khaled.jpg
Cover of first edition
Author F. Marion Crawford
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Macmillan and Co.
Publication date
1891
Published in English
1891
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 258 p.

Khaled: A Tale of Arabia is a fantasy novel by F. Marion Crawford. It was first published in hardcover by Macmillan and Co. in 1891; its first paperback edition was issued by Ballantine Books as the thirty-ninth volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in December, 1971. The Ballantine edition includes an introduction by Lin Carter.

The novel is an oriental romance written in the style of the Arabian Nights.

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Khaled has no soul - but he is offered one chance: if his wife comes to love him, despite his lack of a soul, he will become fully human.

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