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Sophie's World
by Jostein Gaarder

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Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder Overview

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.

Jostein Gaarder

About Sophie's World Description

Jostein Gaarder is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books. Gaarder often writes from the perspective of children, exploring their sense of wonder about the world. He often uses metafiction in his works, writing stories within stories. Gaarder was born into a pedagogical family. His best known work is the novel Sophie's World, subtitled A Novel abou

Data Book Sophie's World

Original Title Sofies Verden ISBN 1857993284 (ISBN13: 9781857993288 ) Edition Language English URL http://us.macmillan.com/sophiesworld/JosteinGaarder Characters Charles Darwin, Plato, Aristotle, Karl Marx, Thomas Aquinas...more , George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, St. Augustine, Baruch Spinoza, René Descartes, Sofie Amundsen, Jorunn, Jesus, Immanuel Kant, Socrates, Sigmund Freud...less Literary Awards Premio Bancarella (1995), Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis for Jugendbuch (1994), Prix des libraires du Québec for Lauréats hors Québec (1996), دار المنى, Premio San Clemente for Novela Estranxeira (1996) (253)