"Muhammad" is a shimmering, lyrical biography of the Prophet, composed from the words of Muslims throughout the centuries.
Drawing on a variety of Islamic sources, from the hadith, or sayings of Muhammad and his companions, to Abbasid and Persian texts, Weinberger weaves a subtle, mystical prose poem, spanning Muhammad's birth and childhood; his adolescence, miracles and marriages; to the isra and miraj, his journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and ascent into heaven, with the angel Jibril (Gabriel) as his guide.
The result is a vivid triptych that presents the final prophet of Islam with extraordinary clarity.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 64 pages
- Publisher: Verso Books
- Publication Date: 21/08/2006
- Category: Biography: religious & spiritual
- ISBN: 9781844671182