The Koran (Penguin Classics)

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Universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years ago, this work contains 114 chapters or surahs that recount the narratives central to Muslim belief and together they form one of the world's influential prophetic works.

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Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original (The Times)

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Born in Baghdad, N J Dawood came to England as an Iraq State Scholar and graduated from London University. His translation of the Tales from the Thousand and One Nights was first published as Penguin No.1001 in 1954 and has since been printed in eighteen various editions. He is best known for his translation of the Koran, the first in contemporary English idiom, which was published as a Penguin Classic in 1956.

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