Sophie's World

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Dec 2, 2005
One day when Sophie comes home from school, she finds two questions in her mail: Who are you? and Where does the world come from? Before she knows it, she is pondering all the great questions of Western philosophy (from the Greeks to Kant, to Marx and Freud) with a mysterious mentor. But Sophie is also receiving a separate batch of equally unusual letters. Who is Hilde? And why does her mail keep turning up in Sophie's world? To solve this riddle, Sophie uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined.

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I FEEL LIKE LOTS OF NON-READERS GOT INTO BOOKS THROUGH HP. I STILL REMEMBER I HAD LIKE $20 THAT I WAS GOING TO USE TO BUY A SINGLE BOOK AND I HAD A HARD TIME DECIDING BETWEEN HP AND SOPHIE'S WORLD. I ... Read full review

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Jostein Gaarder is the author of "Sophie s World", an international bestseller that has been translated into more than 50 languages. There are over 30 million copies in print. He was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1952. He taught high-school philosophy for several years before publishing a collection of short stories in 1986 and, shortly thereafter, his first two novels, "The Solitaire Mystery" and "Sophie s World", and several others since then. He lives in Oslo with his family.

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