"Jonathan Livingstone Seagull" is a contemporary fairytale that relies on modern time themes. Unlike the traditional fairytales where you have mythical creatures here you have fictional creatures. It's not only a modern fairytale but also an allegorical story because the whole plot points out to something more that … [Read more...] about Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Richard Bach David is an American author born in 1936. He finished his studies in Long Beach in 1955. Soon after he finished school he joined the navy and the National guard program. Also, he became a pilot in the Fighter Squadron USAF.
After being a part of the army he started his writing career and his first three books were about flying a plane and they were a reflection of his love towards planes. They were named "Stranger to the ground, Biplane" and "Nothing by chance".
His book Jonathan Livingstone Seagull was published in 1970 and made him famous.
The book consisted of a precise and incredible description of seagulls flying. The book was sold in more of 1.000.000 copies.
For Bach flying is a way of life and life is seeking, constant learning, re-discovering of what people know but have forgotten.