Title: Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Author: Richard Bach
Genre: Fictional, Spiritual, Philosophy, Children’s Books
Author’s Website: http://www.jonathanlivingstonseagull.com/
Dr Perera’s Rating:
We are in the magical world of talking birds. The story of a bird, exploring birdie limits to the dismay of his parents and later on to the chagrin of his flock. The simple and heart-warming narrative is easily be applied to the world of the humans. After his death, he returns to the flock. While a few learn from him, others do not want a bar of him. Jonathan himself finally morphs into nothingness.
To learn more about the history of this bestseller, including the rejection of the manuscript by many publishers before it became a hit, see the Wikipedia entry here.