Fireflies is a collection of 253 brief poems by the famed Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, recipient of the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature. Originating in China and Japan, and often written on fans and bits of silk, they are here wonderfully illustrated in black and white by Alberta Hutchinson.Fireflies is a collection of 253 brief poems by the famed Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, recipient of the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature. Originating in China and Japan, and often written on fans and bits of silk, they are here wonderfully illustrated in black and white by Alberta Hutchinson.Read Less
Good. 1975-Paperback-Used-Good--Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks.-. -Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 business hours, Mon-Fri. Expedited shipping and tracking available within the US. Hall Street's No-Worry guarantee lets you buy with confidence!
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
I was introduced to this book by someone I didn't know. She gave it to a family member for Christmas. From the time I opened it, I was transformed. The value of this book is in the intimate surprise of the ordinary. The lyrical language describes common encounter with mystical joy. To say I love this book in inaccurate. I love the way this book elevates my perception of my experiences on this planet.
Aug 14, 2008
Contemplating Life's Simple Pleasures
This book is one of those I will read forever...every mood one has gives each line new meaning...many time I have used some of the saying to reflect my thoughts towards a death of a loved one, the joy of people starting a life together, etc. This book and its words are priceless
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