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Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's World

Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's World

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3.9/5 Goodreads

One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: Who are you? and Where does the world come from? Before she knows it, she is enrolled in a correspondence course, covering Socrates to Sartre and beyond, with a mysterious philosopher. But Sophie is receiving a separate batch of equally unusual letters. Who is Hilde? And why does her mail keep turning up in Sophie's world? To unravel this riddle, Sophie must make use of the philosophy she is learning. But the truth is far more complicated than she could have imagined...

"Sophie's World is sheer delight. How I wish I'd had it during my college freshman survey of philosophy!" - Madeleine L'Engle
"Remarkable.....a whimsical and ingenious mystery novel that also happens to be a history of philosophy." - The Washington Post Book World

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