Castle in the air

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Castle in the air

1st American ed.
  • 3.56 ·
  • 18 Ratings
  • 122 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading
  • 32 Have read

Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare.

Publish Date
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Language
English
Pages
199

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Le château des nuages
Le château des nuages
March 15, 2003, Pré aux clercs, Pré aux Clercs
Paperback in French
Cover of: Castle in the Air
Castle in the Air
August 1, 2001, Greenwillow
in English
Cover of: Castle in the Air
Castle in the Air
August 7, 2001, Eos
Paperback in English
Cover of: Castle in the air
Castle in the air
1991, Greenwillow Books
in English - 1st American ed.

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First Sentence

"Far to the south of the land of Ingary, in the Sultanates of Rashpuht, a young carpet merchant called Abdullah lived in the city of Zanzib."

Table of Contents

In which Abdullah buys a carpet
In which Abdullah is mistaken for a young lady
In which Flower-In-The-Night discovers several important facts
Which concerns magic and prophecy
Which tells how Flower-In-The-Night's father wished to raise Abdullah above all others in the land
Which shows how Abdullah went from the frying pan into the fire
Which introduces the genie
In which Abdullah's dreams continue to come true
In which Abdullah encounters an old soldier
Which tells of violence and bloodshed
In which a wild animal causes Abdullah to waste a wish
In which the law catches up with Abdullah and the soldier
In which Abdullah challenges fate
Which tells how the magic carpet reappeared
In which the travelers arrive at Kingsbury
In which strange things befall Midnight and Whippersnapper
In which Abdullah at last reaches the castle in the air
Which is rather full of princesses
In which a soldier, a cook, and a carpet seller all state their price
In which a djinn's life is found and then hidden
In which the castle comes down to Earth

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New York

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.J684 Cau 1991, PZ7.J684Cau 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination
199 p. ;
Number of pages
199

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1870782M
Internet Archive
castleinair00jone
ISBN 10
0688096867
LCCN
90030266
Library Thing
5713
Goodreads
607704

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