Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy

by Jostein Gaarder | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0425152251 Global Overview for this book
Registered by blurbren of Ipoh, not specified not specified on 8/11/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by blurbren from Ipoh, not specified not specified on Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Enjoyed it, but it can get a little too lengthy. This copy is intact, but NOT in mint condition. Here's what David Park wrote of it:

Who are you? Where does the world come from? These are two questions Sophie, a fifteen year-old Norwegian girl, receives in her mailbox one day from an unknown stranger. Thus begins a mysterious adventure for Sophie, and an adventure for any person of any age who reads her story.

For Sophie becomes the student of a fifty year old philosopher, Alberto, who proceeds to teach her the history of philosophy. She gets a very creditable and understandable review of the ideas of major philosophers from the Pre-Socratic Greeks to Jean-Paul Sartre. - part of a book review by David Park

For the rest of his review:
Sophie's World book review

Being offered at bookrelay.com in exchange for "Right Ho, Jeeves" by P.G. Wodehouse

Journal Entry 2 by blurbren from Ipoh, not specified not specified on Monday, September 6, 2004
Only a day at bookrelay
then came may-eve from USA
number three to leave me
is this volume of philosophy

little sophie cross the sea
hope your readers let you be
charming still, though you look
worn and tired, thou good book

Sent to may-eve in USA on Oct 7, 2004. Happy reading! :)

Journal Entry 3 by may-eve from Portland, Oregon USA on Wednesday, October 20, 2004
From a bookrelay... thanks! I look forward to reading this.

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