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Author Sís, Peter, 1949-

Title The conference of the birds / Peter Sís.

Published New York : The Penguin Press, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  SIS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes Adaptation of the twelfth-century Persian epic poem The Conference of the Birds by Farid Ud-Din Attar.
Summary Presents an illustrated tale of thirty birds and their perilous journey through the seven valleys of Quest, Love, Understanding, Detachment, Unity, Amazement, and Death in a quest to find their true king, the Simorgh.
Other author ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, -approximately 1230. Manṭiq al-ṭayr.
Subject Mysticism -- Fiction.
Birds -- Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.
Birds.
Quests (Expeditions)
Mysticism.
Sufi poetry, Persian -- Translations into English.
Sufism.
Allegories.
ISBN 9781594203060
1594203067