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Publisher's Summary

Born into the factious world of war-torn Arabia, Muhammad's life is a gripping and inspiring story of one man's tireless fight for unity and peace. In a world where greed and injustice ruled, Muhammad created change by affecting hearts and minds. Just as the story of Jesus embodies the message of Christianity, Muhammad's life reveals the core of Islam. Deepak Chopra shares the life of Muhammad as never before, putting his teachings in a new light.

An accompanying PDF file chronicles Muhammad's life and genealogy.

©2010 Deepak K. Chopra and Rita Chopra Family Trust. All rights reserved. (P)2010 BBC America Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

“[O]ne of the most imaginative and touching biographies of Muhammad….Chopra’s grasp of Muhammad’s life and mission extends his range in a surprising direction; his popularization is welcome.” ( Publishers Weekly)
“Compellingly told, this is not only good storytelling, it also helps readers, especially non-Muslims, better understand the complexities and contradictions surrounding Islam.” ( Booklist)

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  • Victor
  • 30-12-2010

Great story, poor naration

This is a great story told in an interesting way but the reader is not very good.

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  • Shahrad Milanfar
  • 21-10-2010

Poorly written and poorly narrated

I was a bit surprised about how poorly written and narrated this book was. Dr. Chopra is capable of much better writing. He certainly should have let a professional narrator do the reading.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-10-2020

A Nice Perspective

I was interested in this book because Audibles selection on Islam is super limited and mostly anti-islamic material. The novel jumps around a lot so you need to have some idea of the history of Islam to follow it. Also the production value is low and although I love when readers narrate, I felt it didnt fit this book and it was somewhat different to hear clearly.

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  • susan
  • 19-04-2011

Okay

trunkated story of the life of Muhammed, at times it was hard to hear the narrator

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  • Shakti
  • 01-01-2021

Great book!

I could not put the book down. Fantastic listening. very well presented. Thank you. x

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  • Felecia Mcafee Johnson
  • 05-01-2020

Very enlightening prospective Profit Muhammad

LOVED IT AND GOING TO LISTEN TO IT 100 TIMES...answered lots of questions for me and helps me understand and or provokes thoughts and wonderment of ancient Theology history.

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  • Reademandweep
  • 22-06-2018

All but unlistenable! Deepak!! Pay a reader!!

It’s mindnumbing these egotistical authors who insisted on reading their works. Reading is a different skill set. Some authors can do it, most cannot - Particularly those with accents so thick you can barely understand them. I wanted to hear the book but have so much difficulty understanding him that I cannot continue. I’m frustrated that what seems like common sense was ignored. This is an important story for English speaking people to be aware of and to read. I would think you would want to make it as easy to digest as possible, knowing the many foreign names, words, concepts are already a stretch. WHY would you make it even more difficult by having a reader who is extremely difficult to understand? I like Deepak Chopra, which is why I bought the book. I’ve enjoyed him on talk shows and giving talks etc. but in those environments I’m able to see his face and eyes, which always makes it easier to understand someone with an accent. This is not that. This book is foreign material about a foreign concept with foreign terminology and names... it was a dumb move not to have a native English speaker read the book. If you translate this to Japanese, you’ll probably have a native Japanese speaker read it, same with Swedish or Afrikaans or any other language. Why do less for the English speaking readers?

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