The Pilgrim's Progress
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The Pilgrim's Progress

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Often rated as important as the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's trials and temptations follows him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial City.
Along a road filled with monsters and spiritual terrors, Christian confronts such emblematic characters as Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Talkative, Ignorance, and the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death. But he is also joined by Hopeful and Faithful.
An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language, The Pilgrim's Progress remains one of the most widely read books in the English language.

Title:The Pilgrim's Progress
ISBN:0486426750
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:324 pages

    The Pilgrim's Progress Reviews

  • Paul Bryant
    Apr 23, 2012

    In the dawn of the day Reader began his quest for the Great Denoument with a glad heart, his countenance suffused by the Joy of Literature Yet Unread and unburthened by Mercantile Drear. He knew he sh...

  • Paul
    Aug 27, 2007

    I read this book during my second deployment to Iraq as well and it took me quite a while to finish it. I had seen this book referenced often and I wanted to read it on my own. The overall consensus i...

  • Ryan
    Mar 02, 2008

    So you know when you hear that Citizen Kane is the best movie ever because of how revolutionary it was during its time period, and then you watch it and you realize that the key phrase is "during its ...

  • Mike (the Paladin)
    Oct 09, 2009

    I have a few versions of this on my shelves from the nicely bound hard back to paper backs I can hand out (you know "loan").This is (as I'm sure most already know) an allegorical journey depicting the...

  • Ian
    Apr 23, 2012

    A Response to Paul Bryant's Review:http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...Mr. HonestThen it came to pass a while after, that there was a post in the town that inquired for Mr. Honest Paul Bryant. So ...

  • Jessica
    Sep 05, 2008

    The Pilgrim's Progress is a wonderful work written by a 17th-century Puritan, John Bunyan, from his prison cell in a time of persecution. J.C. Ryle wrote of this book, “I do not doubt that the one...

  • Alex
    Jan 09, 2015

    Pilgrim's Progress is basically a takeoff of Don Quixote, with two delusional assholes wandering around being dicks to people, but it plays its jokes closer to the vest. The dreaming narrator seems un...

  • Stephen
    Sep 01, 2007

    simply amazing. There is a reason why many literary critics consider this the best Christian book/read next to the Bible. This book although not a difficult read compared to other literary classics wi...

  • K.D. Absolutely
    Jan 16, 2010

    Fascinating allegory about man’s search for salvation. The fact that this was first published in 1678 by John Bunyan (1628-1688) and its message still rings true up to now makes this an appropriate ...

  • Roy Lotz
    Jul 18, 2013

    Midway upon the journey between my home and work did I open the case of my kindle, and in that case I did there find a kindle. Then, I turned this kindle on and lo! what there did I find? The Pilgrim...