The Pilgrim's Progress (Oxford World's Classics) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Buy New
$8.96
Qty:1
  • List Price: $9.95
  • Save: $0.99 (10%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

The Pilgrim's Progress (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – April 15, 2009


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$8.96
$3.74 $2.59


Frequently Bought Together

The Pilgrim's Progress (Oxford World's Classics) + Hidden Worldviews: Eight Cultural Stories That Shape Our Lives
Price for both: $26.30

Buy the selected items together

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell's hypnotic new novel crackles with invention and sheer storytelling pleasure. Learn more

Product Details

  • Series: Oxford World's Classics
  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reissue edition (April 15, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199538131
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199538133
  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #66,638 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review


"This new World's Classics...is excellent of its kind and for its purposes - easy to recommend and impossible to fault. The Introduction is lucid and engaging...Students, teachers and the general reader will find no better companion. The advanced scholar will also learn a thing or two.''--The Recorder (International John Bunyan Society magazine)


About the Author

W. R. Owens's publications include two volumes in the Oxford edition of The Miscellaneous Works of John Bunyan (1994) and a co-edited collection of essays, John Bunyan and his England 1628-88 (1990). He is co-editor, with P. N. Furbank, of The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe (1988), Defoe De-Attributions(1994), and A Critical Bibliography of Daniel Defoe(1998). They are joint editors of The Works of Daniel Defoe (44 vols., in progress).

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
5 star
9
4 star
2
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
1
See all 12 customer reviews
The Pilgrim's Progress is a true classic.
Amazon Shop Fan
This was replaced in 2003 with the present edition by W.R. Owen, which replaces it in the Oxford World's Classics line, and is likewise based on Sharrock's work.
Ian M. Slater
I think I will buy some as gifts for "new" believers!
Sharon Pelan

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Ian M. Slater TOP 1000 REVIEWER on September 24, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I reviewed the Oxford World's Classics print version of this book back in 2004. Alas, Amazon (or, probably, its software) not only has not connected the reviews from that paperback to the matching OWC Kindle edition, it has left them high and dry on a duplicate product page, which claims that only used copies of the in-print paperback are available.

I can't do anything about most of the dozen or so reviews left stranded there, some of them excellent (except refer you to them), but I can post a slight revision of my own treatment, concluding with some comments on how the E-book version differs from the print edition (which was the point of my original plan, before I discovered the odd discrepancy).

Fortunately, neither page has (obvious) reviews of other editions in the mix -- a serious problem with some other pages, where in many instances one has little idea of exactly which form of the book is being reviewed. (And there is considerable room for confusion. Both Kobo and Kindle offer sixty-some digital versions -- I haven't bothered to check NOOK or other formats, or count hardcovers and paperbacks, many out of print.)

John Bunyan was an astonishing man, a working-class genius who, while producing the last great medieval-style allegories in English, helped invent the English novel, apparently without intending either. The bulk of his writings fell into the obscurity of most seventeenth century theological tractates, but a few have remained current, and "The Pilgrim's Progress" (1678) has been of outstanding importance, for a variety of reasons. It was an immediate popular success, even appearing in French and Dutch editions within a few years, and being reprinted in Puritan Boston, where Bunyan's Baptist teachings would have been unwelcome.
Read more ›
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mark Miller on February 11, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Pilgrims Progress is a great book, but this kindle edition is a horrible rendering of the text. The text is interrupted frequently by marginal notes and footnotes that break the flow of the text, making reading a constantly jarring experience of frustration. I recommend the book, but if you want a digital edition that is formatted properly for the Kindle, keep looking.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Michelle on March 18, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed reading the book in language of the period. The notes and glossary cleared up any problems I had with the meaning of archaic words and expressions. The original illustrations were great. I recommend that readers review the introductory material before jumping into the text. Timeless questions, timeless answers!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Sharon Pelan on April 18, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Beside The Holy Bible, this has to be the 2nd most powerful book I have ever read! This is a MUST HAVE for every Christian library. I think I will buy some as gifts for "new" believers!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Harriet Kruger on February 1, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I always promised myself to read this classic. It was very inspiring. I recommend it for every Christian to read.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Reader on October 9, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I use this in my Great Books class that I'm teaching in Northern California. It's not for everyone. It must be looked at as a creation of its time and place.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search