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

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Description: 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. Sophie Amundsen is fourteen years old when the book begins, living in Norway. She begins a strange correspondence course in philosophy. Every day, a letter comes to her ... (more)
Manufacturer: Berkley
Release date: 1 March 1996
ISBN-10 : 0425152251 | ISBN-13: 9780425152256
Tags: Philosophy (4), Fantasy (2), Fiction (2), Long (1), History (1), Religion (1), Norwegian (1), BookCrossing Release (1), PB (1), Used Book Shop (1), 7/26/08 (1)
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