The Koran

With Parallel Arabic Text Translator: N.J. Dawood Publisher: Penguin Classics Date of Publication: 1990 ISBN: 978-0140445428

About the Author

N.J. Dawood founded The Arabic Advertising & Publishing Company in 1959, which is now one of the major producers of Arabic typesetting outside of the Middle East. He is best known for his translation of the Koran, the first in contemporary English, for the Penguin Classics in 1956. It has now sold over a million copies.