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The Pilgrim's Progress (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) (original 1678; edition 1996)

by John Bunyan

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Title:The Pilgrim's Progress (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature)
Authors:John Bunyan
Info:Wordsworth Editions Ltd (1996), Edition: New edition, Paperback, 272 pages
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The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (Author) (1678)

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My first time through (dont judge me...I have been hard enough on myself!!)

Possibly my favorite book ever. It was amazing. I cannot fathom why I waited so long but I wont wait near as long to read it again. What a blessing! ( )
  joshrskinner | Jul 30, 2014 |
Great. Wonderful. Terrific! I cannot express how wonderful this book was. I loved it. My kids loved it. And now they want to read the "grown-up" version of Pilgrim's Progress.

Also, the curriculum to go with it is AMAZING! Looking forward to going through the book again! ( )
  joshrskinner | Jul 30, 2014 |
This book is ancient! As an allegory of the Christian life, it still makes (almost?) perfect sense today. The second part with Christian's wife and children was kind of boring, probably because it's the retelling of the same story. ( )
  krista.rutherford | Jul 27, 2014 |
This is a Christian book. But its principles of not getting tricked or waylaid off your chosen path as a baseball player or President. We get off our goals just as easily as a Christian apparently gets away from his or her goals in life. ( )
  Benedict8 | Jul 16, 2014 |
I started it once and put it down. Too boring. I picked it up a few years later and found it interesting - the tedious journey no longer seemed so. A puritanical pursuit of the good. ( )
  JVioland | Jul 14, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Bunyan, JohnAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, G. K.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Froude, James Anthonysecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harrison, G.B.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hazelbaker, L. Edwardsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Maguire, RobertNotessecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Robertson, PatForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sharrock, RogerEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Southey, Robertsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Witherspoon, Alexander M.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wumkes, G. A.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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I have used similitudes. Hosea xii.10
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As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream.
(Introduction to the Penguin edition by Roger Sharrock) -- The Pilgrim's Progress is a book which in the three hundred years of its existence has crossed most of the barriers of race and culture that usually serve to limit the communicative power of a classic.
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And all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side.
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One of the most powerful dramas of Christian faith ever written, this captivating allegory of man's religious journey in search of salvation follows the pilgrim as he travels an obstacle-filled road to the Celestial City. An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language.

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A religious allegory which follows the trials and tribulations of Christian as he journeys to the Celestial City.

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