On Saturday our ‘Buddhist Psycho’ cappucino club meets, starting a discussion on The Little Prince, the world’s sixth best selling book ever.
It’s a great little book, and a spiritual classic. The author takes us on a tour of the personality from the perspective of spirituality, looking at the ego, pride, and the folly of religion – all through the simple and fantastical analogies of a pilot trapped in a desert, and a little alien prince.
Faerie story follows patterns of metaphor (compared to Shakespearean plot development style of story)
To get you in the mood for Saturday, here is a technical breakdown of ‘story’ from the always excellent GraphJam