15.9.08

Antoine de Saint Exupéry et «Le Petit Prince»

Who has not read the Le Petit Prince when they were young? The man behind the book is just as interesting now as the Le Petit Prince was then. Louis has posted an article on Antoine de Saint Exupéry, the pilot who wrote this and other books when not flying.

...Antoine de Saint Exupéry was a French aviator and writer, most famous for writing Le Petit Prince. He is also well known for his books about aviation adventures, including Vol de Nuit, "Night Flight" and "Wind, Sand and Stars."

While not precisely autobiographical, much of Saint Exupéry's work is inspired by his experiences as a pilot. One exception is Le Petit Prince, a poetic self-illustrated tale in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince from a tiny asteroid. Le Petit Prince is a philosophical story, including societal criticism and remarking on the strangeness of the adult world... more

Thanks Louis. I have trouble calling you a cow...
Click on the book and be redirected to Amazon for the French edition.
Jhesu+Marie
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