Sophie's World

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9781857997224: Sophie's World

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.

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Wanting to understand the most fundamental questions of the universe isn't the province of ivory-tower intellectuals alone, as this book's enormous popularity has demonstrated. A young girl, Sophie, becomes embroiled in a discussion of philosophy with a faceless correspondent. At the same time, she must unravel a mystery involving another young girl, Hilde, by using everything she's learning. The truth is far more complicated than she could ever have imagined.

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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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Jostein Gaarder
Published by Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group) (1994)
ISBN 10: 1857997220 ISBN 13: 9781857997224
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Book Description Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group), 1994. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1857997220

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