Sophie's World - Special Limited Edition

by Jostein Gaarder

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

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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.

Sophie's World - Special Limited Edition Synopsis

A special limited edition of nine classic novels produced to coincide with Weidenfeld & Nicolson's 60th anniversary. Designed by the award-winning advertising agency Fallon with special endpapers commissioned from ground-breaking artists. The endpapers for this title have been designed by Mikko Rantanen.

 

When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined.

 

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller, SOPHIE'S WORLD sets out to draw teenagers into the world of Socrates, Descartes, Spinoza, Hegel and all the great philosophers. A brilliantly original and fascinating story with many twists and turns, it raises profound questions about the meaning of life and the origin of the universe.

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ISBN: 9780297858812
Publication date: 02/07/2009
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780297858812
Publication date: 2nd July 2009
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Genres: Literary Fiction,
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About Jostein Gaarder

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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