The Little Prince Essay

1381 WordsMar 8, 20126 Pages
The Little Prince The Little Prince, a novel, first published in 1943 and the most famous work of the French aristocrat writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry that has turned itself into a major picture, was a very fascinating story of a grown-up stranded in a desert due to a plane crash when he met someone that will change his life and his point of view in it, the little prince. The novel is both the most read and translated book in the French language, and was voted the best book of the 20th Century in France, maintaining sales of over one million copies per year worldwide. Translated into more than 250 languages and dialects, with sales totaling more than 200 million copies, it has become one of the best-selling books ever published. A journey that brings about the grown-up’s childhood, as early as when he was 6 years old and everything that he can remember about his encounters with the grown-ups. Back in the days when all he did was drawing boa constrictor digesting an elephant and trying very hard on scaring the grow-ups. But unfortunately, the grown-ups look at his drawings as waste of time and asked him to devote his time on geography, history, arithmetic and grammar. That is the time when he gave up something that he truly loves and went on to being the good kid by following the grown-ups advices. He ended up in the desert when the plane he was piloting crash in the desert with no contact in any towers in the world. That is when the Little Prince entered the picture, thus, beginning the said journey that will be memorable both to them and will make the readers so eager to finish the book that they will forget anything they’re doing before getting a hold of it. That is just an overview, nay, bird’s eye view of the novel that will lead you to understand why I enjoyed both the book and the movie. On how it transformed and touched, in it’s

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