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The Conference of the Birds
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date July 1, 1984
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140444346
ISBN-10 0140444343
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An allegorical poem about the search of the world's birds for the perfect king illustrates the mystical beliefs of sufism
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780711217584 Book cover for 9780826450005
 
Abridged edition from Gardners Books (October 17, 2002); titled "Conference of the Birds"
9780711217584 | details & prices | 96 pages | List price $20.95
About: The "Conference of the Birds" is a 12th-century Sufi allegory that has been described as the Islamic "Canterbury Tales".
from Continuum Intl Pub Group (October 1, 2000)
9780826450005 | details & prices | 5.75 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $14.95
About: This 12th century Persian poet's work tells of the journey of the birds to visit King Simorgh.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140444346 Book cover for 9780871291066 Book cover for 9788177697247
 
from Pilgrims Book House (October 15, 2008)
9788177697247 | details & prices | 147 pages | List price $13.95
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from Penguin Classics (July 1, 1984)
9780140444346 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $16.00
About: An allegorical poem about the search of the world's birds for the perfect king illustrates the mystical beliefs of sufism
With Jean-Claude Carriere (other contributor), Peter Brook (other contributor) | from Dramatic Pub Co (January 1, 1982)
9780871291066 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $6.95
About: The "Conference of the Birds" is a 12th-century Sufi allegory that has been described as the Islamic "Canterbury Tales".

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