Description of The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
The Pilgrim's Progress is arguably one of the most widely known allegories ever written. At one time it was considered the most widely read and translated book apart from the Bible in the English language. Missionaries commonly translated it immediately after the Bible. The charm of the work, giving it wide appeal among readers of all possible schools of thought and theology, lies in a powerful story in which the writer makes characters, incidents and scenes live in the imagination of his readers as concrete elements, which are remembered in their own right. In it the reader will find touches of tenderness and quaint humor, bursts of heart-moving eloquence, and pure idiomatic English.