Diwan al-Layla wal-Majnuun: a poetic tale of love

Author:

Downloads: 25

Pages: 262

Published: 4 months ago

Rating: Rated: 1 times Rate It

  • 1 star
  • 2 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 5 stars

Read Five Books Free!

Become a member of Free-Ebooks.net and you can download five free books every month.

Already a member? Login here

Membership requires a valid email address. We DO NOT spam and do not allow others access to your private information.

Book Description HTML

An adaptation of a classic ancient Arabian story of love in this tale, a young boy named Qays falls madly in love with a beautiful girl named Layla. When social forces prevent the pursuit of such love, he goes insane. But out of his madness emerges an unrealized poet within who recites verses so beautiful they melt the hearts of most who hear them and are repeated throughout the land. In this way, Qays becomes the famous Majnuun, which means “mad man.” Layla’s family, fearing his madness, take increased precautions to keep her away from him. What proceeds is a life of increasing obstacles to their union, yet through it all these lovers maintain an unyielding commitment to the purity of their love -- even through separation, war, persecution, great suffering, and other tragedies.

Reader Reviews
loading comments
Add a comment: (You need to login to post a comment)
Rate this title:

Other books by author...

  • Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2015
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2015 Religious by Nashid Fareed-Ma'at
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2015
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2015

    Reads:
    79

    Pages:
    177

    Published:
    Nov 2016

    This book is a compilation of the Rumi Teaches blog posts from 2015. The blog seeks to inspire a more wholistic approach to reading and applying what Jalaal ...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2013 - 2014
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2013 - 2014 Religious by Nashid Fareed-Ma'at
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2013 - 2014
    Rumi Teaches Blog Posts: 2013 - 2014

    Reads:
    72

    Pages:
    218

    Published:
    Nov 2016

    This book is a compilation of the Rumi Teaches blog posts from 2013 - 2014. The blog seeks to inspire a more wholistic approach to reading and applying what ...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • A Continuing Experiment in Love
    A Continuing Experiment in Love Human Rights by Nashid Fareed-Ma'at
    A Continuing Experiment in Love
    A Continuing Experiment in Love

    Reads:
    703

    Pages:
    93

    Published:
    Jun 2016

    In 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. published an article titled: An Experiment in Love. This e-book, A Continuing Experiment in Love, uses that article as a...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

You may also like...

  • A Kiss
    A Kiss Poetry by Robert Garcia
    A Kiss
    A Kiss

    Reads:
    3

    Pages:
    106

    Published:
    Dec 2019

    A kiss, when he finds his life, outside, in her life. Sleeping with her, forever, as long as he could....

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Feelings are lost at sea
    Feelings are lost at sea Poetry by Scott Forsyth
    Feelings are lost at sea
    Feelings are lost at sea

    Reads:
    42

    Pages:
    36

    Published:
    Dec 2019

    "Feelings are lost at sea" by Scott F. is a book of poetry. Poems are words of art. Poems are constructed words in sentences primarily for aesthetic reasons i...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Guardian angel
    Guardian angel Poetry by Scott F.
    Guardian angel
    Guardian angel

    Reads:
    88

    Pages:
    32

    Published:
    Nov 2019

    "Guardian angel" written by Scott Forsyth is book of poetry.

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Collections
    Collections Poetry by Scott F.
    Collections
    Collections

    Reads:
    56

    Pages:
    40

    Published:
    Nov 2019

    Collections is a book of poetry.

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT