The Pilgrim's Progress

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Penguin, Jul 7, 2009 - Fiction - 336 pages
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It is a masterpiece of religious allegory transformed into intense drama, its style unsurpassed, its characters superbly individualized, indelibly alive, and as memorable as the landmarks on Christian's perilous journey toward salvation.

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

This book wasn't bad or awful, per se, it was simply painfully dull and boring with absolutely no vested interest in what occurs with the characters. Which brings us to the characters! Look, I get ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

7 things you probably knew about Pilgrim's Progress 22 April 2015 Well, I will have to thank the Classics of the Western Canon discussion group for selecting Pilgrim's Progess for this month's read ... Read full review

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John Bunyan was born in 1628. In 1644 he was caught up in the Civil War and drafted into the Parliamentary army. Four years later he entered a period of intense spiritual struggle (chronicled in Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners), after which he emerged a new man. He joined a Nonconformist church and began to preach. Bunyan spent many years in prison because of his faith and during this time began writing The Pilgrim's Progress. The first part was published in 1678 and the second part, together with the whole work, was published in 1684. Bunyan died in 1688.

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