June 1, 2015

Life and Artsy Endeavors: Le Petit Prince

 Best 49 cents I've ever spent
 Goodbye, mountains
 Dreaming of summer
 Counting down the days
Celebrating the last day of classes with dim sum

Scheduled on 5/22/15

Just a few snapshots from the end of semester and early summer. 

I was ecstatic to stumble upon this 49 cent copy of The Little Prince in my local bookstore. It's a French classic by Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry--while it's technically a childrens book, the lessons are so universally pertinent. As the title character travels to various planets inhabited by a a single adult, the novella celebrates childhood and criticizes several irrational, sad components of adulthood. If you ask me, it's a little bit like Dr. Seuss or The Wizard of Oz--the author so skillfully weaves the social commentary into the charming tale. 

I definitely encourage you to at least take a gander. Here's an English online pdf, or if you're proficient in French, here's the original French version. Also, there's a movie coming out! Here are the links to the English trailer and the French one. The film is set to be released in America on July 29th this year.

I'll leave you with my favorite quote:

"The essential is invisible for the eyes. One can only truly see with the heart."

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  1. Oooh, I have to check out this book now! It sounds delightful. Plus, if they're making a movie about it, best to know the book version beforehand :)

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  2. that outfit layout is so cute! loving those brogue shoes :)



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