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The Life and Death of Mr. Badman

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This novel was designed to be a companion piece to Pilgrim's journey to heaven in 'The Pilgrim's Progress', describing instead the progress of the wicked Mr Badman through the world to his death and damnation. It is set out as a dialogue between two ernest gentlement - Mr Attentive and Mr Wiseman.
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Published by Paperbackshop.Co.UK Ltd - Echo Library (first published September 1680)
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Jacqueline
Jan 30, 2009 Jacqueline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book really helped me with striving. Each chapter of Mr Badman's life covered the importance of a different sin and its consequences. Most of Mr Badman's sins are considered typical in today's standards.
Debora Tiur
Aug 13, 2012 Debora Tiur rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I really can't enjoy nor understand the story.
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http://nhw.livejournal.com/201820.html[return][return]Huckleberry Finn says of this book that "The statements was interesting, but tough", which I think is fair. Several things struck me - the unattractiveness of the main character, Christian, who wilfully abandons his family, and having lost his first travelling companion Faithful by gruesome means then becomes a know-all to his new friend Hopeful; the fact that the metaphors and allegory are about as subtle as a brick (actually, a brick is mor ...more
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Dec 28, 2010 Bob Ladwig rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The tale of an unrepentant man and the effects of his sin and his miserable state. Well written.
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John Bunyan, a Christian writer and preacher, was born at Harrowden (one mile south-east of Bedford), in the Parish of Elstow, England. He wrote The Pilgrim's Progress, arguably the most famous published Christian allegory. In the Church of England he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August.
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