Antoine de saint-exupery: Маленький принц / The Little Prince / Stage 5
The Little Prince is one of the most famous books ever written. It is said to have been translated into 300 languages and dialects.The original in French has also been reprinted by Ishi Press as Le Petit Prince - grande édition imprimée ISBN 4871879275It was first published by Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1943. Copies of the first edition are rare and will sell for more than one thousand dollars.Here we have used for this reprint the original translation by Katherine Woods.There are at least six other published English Language translations and so many translations in other languages that it is difficult to count them. For example, there are said to be 70 translations into Chinese.The book was written in French. The English translation was dictated by the publisher.The Little Prince describes his travels to ten planets. The other little planets are asteroids that circle the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. The asteroids have numbers rather than names. The Little Prince lives on one of these asteroids and visits the others.It appears to be similar to and a predecessor of the “Star Treck” TV series involving a space ship that goes from one planet to another finding different life forms and new adventures on each planet.