Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Story
Publish date: August 22nd 1994
Publisher: Element Books
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
A very thought-provoking, though short book, JLS invites the reader to contemplate the potential tyranny of collective,taken-for-granted understanding and the value of mavericks, as a necessary challenge to the prevailing order. Bach poses a question for all of us about the price of conforming, weig...
Magnifique parabole sur la liberté et le regard des autres, je me demande pourquoi j'ai autant attendu pour le lire. Un très beau moment plein de poésie, très court mais plein d'apprentissages.
I must have read this book at least 20 times and each time I've been given a gift. Jonathan, a tenacious seagull, is bored with the mundane routine of his flock. He goes off on his own, striving to achieve perfection in flight no matter what the cost; resulting in his being exiled from the flock for...
Richard Bach's "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" is a philosophical allegory, characterizing a seagull who became an outcast, because his perspective towards life was different than his flock. This quick read provides inspiration and gives precedence of individuality over social stigma. Its a tale of ov...
I had to stop reading when the magic-angel-whatever seagulls showed up because I was rolling my eyes so much it gave me a headache.