- Bostan (book)
"Bostan" (pronounced "Bustān") is a book of poetry by the Persian poet Saadi, completed in 1257.
It was Saadi's first work, and its title means "the fruit orchard". The book contains the fruits of Saadi's long experience and his judgements upon life, and is illustrated by a vast collection of anecdotes. It includes accounts of Saadi's travels and his analysis of human
psychology. He often mentions his accounts with fervour and advice similar to Aesop's fables.
It is composed in "
mathnawi" style (rhyming couplets), and has been translated into English.
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