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Publisher's Summary

"...as I slept I dreamed a dream."

So begins one of the most beloved stories in all of history. John's Bunyan's beautiful and moving allegory of Christian, the Pilgrim, on his perilous journey to the Celestial City, has touched hearts and minds for more than 300 years.

Public Domain (P)2007 Max McLean

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Captivating and timeless

It's no wonder this book is a classic. A beautiful look into the human heart; the good, the bad and the ugly are all there. I truly enjoyed the writing and found myself reflecting on the various characters and the strange cities during my day.

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Wow. This is a must read Christian classic.

I love how the author describes with such accuracy the ups and downs and all the possible downfalls in a christian walk. The entire book is brilliantly written. The story is biblically grounded. Will read this over and over again. Absolutely edifying literature.

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It’s amazing

It’s not long but it hits all the important points so glad I purchased this. This book is amazing the speakers voice is good as well

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  • tamarind25
  • 2018-11-30

Excellent performance, captivating story

I had heard of this book but was wary of abridged versions because I thought they might be missing something important. All audio versions appear to be abridged in one form or another and I needed an audiobook, no time to read. I took a chance on this version because I thought the narrators voice was particularly suited to the story. It did not disappoint. A wonderful story, quite relevant today, beautifully performed by the narrator. Just altered enough so as to be understandable to modern listeners - but not so much that it would lose it’s edge by getting dulled down with modern lingo. The essence of the story seems extremely well preserved and presented, suitable for both young and old alike.

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  • Perry S.
  • 2020-11-13

A truly mesmerizing yet convicting work of art!

At 60 years of age and, having walked as a Christian for well over 30 years now, I am embarrassed to admit that I’ve never read this most famous of books before.
There is no wonder why this book, written nearly 350 years ago, have never been out of print. Translated into more than 200 languages, The Pilgrims Progress is second only to the Bible in popularity and all-time sales around the world.
Often considered to be the first novel written in English, this remarkable work of theological fiction is an allegory which captures the hardships, pains, joys and rewards of Christian life with piercing clarity.
Outside of Scripture, I rarely read any book twice, but I will definitely be revisiting Mr. Christian on his travels again!

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  • Team Lombardo
  • 2018-07-17

Awesome!

What an awesome story with great insight into the Christian faith! Outstanding job by the narrator on his rendition of the book. Glad I listened to it and will definitely listen to it again.

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  • Sandimac
  • 2020-08-09

I am forever changed

I could never adequately explain how much this book cemented my faith in the one and only Lord God and Son of Man. I was astounded throughout the book by the scriptures that came to life in me. I am forever changed by this profound work. And lastly I must add that, as usual, Max McLean’s performance couldn’t have been improved upon.

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  • Emily Satterfield
  • 2019-01-16

Wow.

Hate that I took so long to listen to it. This book was fantastic. The narration was perfect.

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  • jason
  • 2022-08-11

Amazing Performance, Great Book.

Best book I have heard in years. Max Mclean does great work. Clearly inspired by God Almighty Himself.

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  • JD
  • 2022-05-03

Excellent

I never get tired of listening to this audio book version which closely follows the original book except for using everyday English. I listen on short trips as well as long trips. Just like the original printed book there is always something new to learn!

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  • Lady_A
  • 2022-04-18

A must have!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Max Mclean did a wonderful job narrating and the story was fantastic. This is one of those books I will listen to again and again.

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  • Whitdyess
  • 2021-09-28

good story. some pseudo-christian doctrine

the speaker is excellent. reminds me of my Bible app. mostly accurate. I don't believe any believer can lose salvation and the Bible doesn't say anything about the soul dying from suicide. Apart from the few negatives it is a good read overall.

2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

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  • Matt
  • 2021-06-14

Wow

You don't find very many books like this one. Absolutely stunning. Great for children—even better for adults.