Prince Achmed tries to stop a wicked sorcerer from stealing the hand of his sister, but is tricked into riding a magical horse, which flies off into the air with him.
However, the heroic prince soon figures out ways of controlling the horse and sets off on a magical journey filled with marvellous adventures.
The story is based on the elements of the One Thousand and One Nights, also known as the Arabian Nights folk tale collection, compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. Would you like to read the book?
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One Thousand and One Nights a.k.a. Arabian Nights