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The Little Prince Moral Allegory And Spiritual Autobiography, The Little Prince Is The Most Translated Book In The French Language With A Timeless Charm It Tells The Story Of A Little Boy Who Leaves The Safety Of His Own Tiny Planet To Travel The Universe, Learning The Vagaries Of Adult Behaviour Through A Series Of Extraordinary Encounters His Personal Odyssey Culminates In A Voyage To Earth And Further Adventures


About the Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint Exup ry was born in Lyons on June 29, 1900 He flew for the first time at the age of twelve, at the Amb rieu airfield, and it was then that he became determined to be a pilot He kept that ambition even after moving to a school in Switzerland and while spending summer vacations at the family s ch teau at Saint Maurice de R mens, in eastern France The house at Saint Maurice appears again and again in Saint Exup ry s writing Later, in Paris, he failed the entrance exams for the French naval academy and, instead, enrolled at the prestigious art school l Ecole des Beaux Arts In 1921 Saint Exup ry began serving in the military, and was stationed in Strasbourg There he learned to be a pilot, and his career path was forever settled After leaving the service, in 1923, Saint Exup ry worked in several professions, but in 1926 he went back to flying and signed on as a pilot for A ropostale, a private airline that flew mail from Toulouse, France, to Dakar, Senegal In 1927 Saint Exup ry accepted the position of airfield chief for Cape Juby, in southern Morocco, and began writing his first book, a memoir called Southern Mail, which was published in 1929 He then moved briefly to Buenos Aires to oversee the establishment of an Argentinean mail service when he returned to Paris in 1931, he published Night Flight, which won instant success and the prestigious Prix Femina Always daring, Saint Exup ry tried in 1935 to break the speed record for flying from Paris to Saigon Unfortunately, his plane crashed in the Libyan desert, and he and his copilot had to trudge through the sand for three days to find help In 1938 he was seriously injured in a second plane crash, this time as he tried to fly between New York City and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina The crash resulted in a long convalescence in New York Saint Exup ry s next novel, Wind, Sand and Stars, was published in 1939 A great success, the book won the Acad mie Fran aise s Grand Prix du Roman Grand Prize for Novel Writing and the National Book Award in the United States At the beginning of the Second World War, Saint Exup ry flew reconnaissance missions for France, but he went to New York to ask the United States for help when the Germans occupied his country He drew on his wartime experiences to write Flight to Arras and Letter to a Hostage, both published in 1942 His classic The Little Prince appeared in 1943 Later in 1943 Saint Exup ry rejoined his French air squadron in northern Africa Despite being forbidden to fly he was still suffering physically from his earlier plane crashes , Saint Exup ry insisted on being given a mission On July 31, 1944, he set out from Borgo, Corsica, to overfly occupied France He never returned.



10 thoughts on “The Little Prince

  1. says:

    For those who somehow have no idea about what happens in The Little Prince or cannot figure it out at a reasonable spot in the book, here is a warning THERE WILL BE, as much as I hate applying this term to this incredibly famous classic that does not rely on Ahamoments to keep the readers attention, SPOILERSYou do understand that the Little Prince diedmy mother asked as carefully and gently as only adults who know that loss of


  2. says:

    The next asteroid the Little Prince came to was inhabited by a Quiz Addict He sat hunched in front of his laptop, and barely looked up when the Little Prince greeted him There was nowhere else to sit, since the whole asteroid was covered in books Good morning said the Little Prince I m sorry, I don t have time to talk to you, said the Quiz Addict I am very busy Wait In Twilight, what color was Edward s car I don t know, said the


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    We are all children in adult bodies Yes we are, don t think we aren t for one moment The fact that we WERE, indeed, children, is a huge part of each of us It is possible to shed a few appreciative tears on every page of this book if you entertain the thought that the pilot IS The Little Prince Maybe you won t think that maybe you ll have your own take on the book that s the magic about it This book is translated to English from Fr


  4. says:

    Great observations, but personally I think it s overrated It practically begs the reader to come to the conclusion that if you don t get it it s your own fault because you re a grown up, and only kids can see what matters It s heavy handed, clumsily executed observations on what s important in life It s not wrong by any means, but it s kind of pseudo intellectualist.I m going to go with a literal interpretation of the plot, because


  5. says:

    574 Le Petit Prince The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exup ryThe Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella, the most famous work of French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint Exup ry The Little Prince is a poetic tale, with watercolor illustrations by the author, in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince visiting Earth from a tiny asteroid The story is philosophical and includes social criticism of the adult world It was written 574 Le Petit Prince The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exup ryThe Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella, the most famous work of French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint Exup ry The Little Prince is a poetic tale, with watercolor illustrations by the author, in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince visiting Earth from a tiny asteroid The story is philosophical and includes social criticism of the adult world It was written during a period when Saint Expiry fled to North America subsequent to the Fall of France during the Second World War, witnessed first hand by the author and captured in his memoir Flight to Arras I haven t read anything like this before This book is very intelligently written 1982 1994 2001 2006 100 154 136 119 96 127 54 99 113 117 106 103 316 127 101 96 120 140 160 87 112 110 112 120 119 120 128 112 105 148 120 104 104 96 192 170 51 102 96 103 164 120 128 120 136 152 189 136 128 98 116 152 104 176 112 131 120 143 184 111 96 96 120 88 72 220 142 112 54 112 99 120 148 103 58 12 97 1373__ __ _


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    one sees clearly only with the heartsometimes i fall into a mood where i am simply tired of life where i just want to crawl under the duvet with a cup of tea, hug a book and never let gothe little princeis that book for me its a truly special treasure its precious its my rose ___________________________________on ne voit bien qu avec le c urparfois, je deviens fatigu de la vie et je veux ramper sous la couette avec une tasse de th , emb


  7. says:

    So amazing I can see many rereads of this in the years to come.


  8. says:

    A Daddy Daughter nighttime reading hour reviewThis was a toughy for me to review I wasn t sure of the best perspective from which to provide comments so as to be of assistance to my fellow readers since this is a children s book rather than YA which would be reviewed purely on its own merits After a short session of what should I do, I bravely decided to punt, figuring that there are alreadythan enough excellent reviews of this without my c


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    574 Le Petit Prince The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exup ryThe Little Princeis a novella by French aristocrat, writer, and aviator Antoine de Saint Exup ry It was first published in English and French in the US by Reynal Hitchcock in April 1943 The narrator begins with a discussion on the nature of grown ups and their inability to perceive especially important things As a test to determine if a grown up is enlightened and like a child, he shows them a picture that he drew at the age 574 Le Petit Prince The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exup ryThe Little Princeis a novella by French aristocrat, writer, and aviator Antoine de Saint Exup ry It was first published in English and French in the US by Reynal Hitchcock in April 1943 The narrator begins with a discussion on the nature of grown ups and their inability to perceive especially important things As a test to determine if a grown up is enlightened and like a child, he shows them a picture that he drew at the age of 6 depicting a snake which has eaten an elephant The grown ups always reply that the picture depicts a hat, and so he knows to talk of reasonable things to them, rather than fanciful The narrator becomes a pilot, and, one day, his plane crashes in the Sahara, far from civilization He has 8 days of water supply and must fix his airplane to be saved In the middle of the desert, the narrator is unexpectedly greeted by a young boy who is nicknamed as the little prince The prince has golden hair, a lovable laugh, and will repeat questions until they are answered Upon encountering the narrator, the little prince asks him to draw a sheep The narrator first shows him his old picture of the elephant inside the snake, which, to the narrator s surprise, the prince interprets correctly After three failed attempts at drawing a sheep, the frustrated narrator simply draws a box crate , claiming that the sheep the prince wants is inside the box Again, to the narrator s surprise, the prince exclaims that this was exactly the drawing he wanted Over the course of eight days stranded in the desert, while the narrator attempts to repair his plane, the little prince recounts the story of his life 1982 2006 100 154 136 119 96 127 54 99 113 117 106 103 316 127 101 96 120 140 160 87 112 110 112 120 119 120 128 112 105 148 120 104 104 96 192 170 51 102 96 103 164 120 128 120 136 152 189 136 128 98 116 152 104 176 112 131 120 143 184 111 96 96 120 88 72 220 142 112 54 112 99 120 148 103 58 12 97 1373 __ __ _


  10. says:

    Original review, Jul 24 2018 This month, three plotlines in my life collided I know Swedish and Norwegian well, and I d thought vaguely from time to time that I d like to learn Icelandic too I ve always been a great admirer of Tolkien, and I knew he had been interested in Icelandic and I have a couple of Icelandic friends But none of this had ever come to anything Last week, however, Jupiter aligned with Mars and I entered the Age of Aquarius I


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