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Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
  

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Ex-philosophy teacher Jostein Gaarder & Albert Knos stimulate 15 year old Sophieto ask those fundamental questions which have exercised the imaginations of Children Philosophers since the dawn of civilisation.

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Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder

Sophie finds two questions in her mailbox: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" This is the start of her journey through the history of philosophy, guided by a mysterious mentor. To find the truth, we must understand the questions, but the truth is stranger than Sophie can imagine.

About the Author

Jostein Gaarder is the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries. He was born in Oslo in 1952 and lives there now with his wife and two sons.

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Publication date

4th March 1996

Author

Jostein Gaarder

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback

Categories

Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9781857992915

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