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This allegorical novel, set in sixth-century India around the time of the Buddha, follows a young man on his search for enlightenment.


A concise introduction that gives the reader important
background information
A chronology of the author's life and work
A timeline of significant events that provides the book's
historical context
An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's
own interpretations
Detailed explanatory notes
Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern
perspectives on the work
Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book
group interaction
A list of recommended related books and films to broaden
the reader's experience
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 106 x 171 x 13mm | 95g
  • Simon Spotlight Entertainment
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Enriched Classic
  • 141656148X
  • 9781416561484
  • 94,894

Rating details

596,119 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 40% (240,920)
4 33% (195,952)
3 19% (111,746)
2 6% (33,666)
1 2% (13,835)
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