Book: The Little Prince
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
All grown-ups were once children –
although few of them remember it.
“The Little Prince” was written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in 1943. This novel is a magical story that reveals the essence of life, love and loneliness. Due to the simplicity of the prose style, breezy and funny illustrations, vividness of imagination this simple yet insightful story is considered to be one of the greatest literary works of all times.
The narrator of the story is an aviator, who landed in the Sahara Desert in order to repair his plane. He accidently meets the Little Prince, who has been travelling from planet to planet. The small blond boy reveals the thing he has learned throughout his journey. One of the most significant ideas he has acknowledged lies in the secret a fox had told him: “But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose. . .”
This book is a tale of a young prince who has left his tiny planet and wanted to find the answers for questions that disturbed him and at the same time it discloses the story of a man who has gained knowledge of life nature from a pure child whose voyages and virtuousness have inspired him and brought wisdom. The whole book is permeated with love, fulfillment of expectations and maintenance of those relationships. Saint-Exupery’s satiric touch accurately emphasizes that grown-ups sometimes lack imagination.
I believe that “The Little Prince” can be perceived differently: for…