I often loan him to unsuspecting acquaintances/ friends / relatives. He turned sixty recently but still remins a little one. He is inspiring and is the world's wisdom wrapped in less than a 100 pages. I wonder if Antoine de St Expuery, the author, intended for it to be so.
I came across the boa constrictor chapter in class 6 in school ( Bombay Board) Later a chance meeting with an IIM C grad at a driving school led to a very short-lived but intense (or should I say therefore intense) friendship. He was a huge fan of The Little Prince and gifted me the book when I made it to my MBA.
For those of you who would like an on-line edition
Took up an open tag from Sanjay's. Here is what I am supposed to do..
1. Grab the closest book.
2. Open to page 123, go down to the fifth sentence.
3. Post the text of next 3 sentences on the blog.
4. Put in also the name of the book and its author.
5. Tag three people.
"Smith and Baskin lied and claimed to have several witnesses who would testify that tommy was at a party by the blue river that Saturday night and had borrowed a pick up truck and left Wrong day tommy said sticking to his version. he had gone fishing on Friday, partied at Robertses' on Saturday and gone to a party at the river on Sunday"
John Grisham's The Innocent man
I tag sts, kk and orchid. And anyone else who is reading a book.
Psst- While doing this I realized what long sentences we write. We are taught in school not to do so. Need to be more conscious about this.