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    DescriptionWritten in the evenings of a single week to pay for his mother's funeral, Samuel Johnson's only novel offers a compelling glimpse of the distinguished English writer's moral views. Its rapid execution, it is said, was the result of a lifetime spent contemplating the book's chief topics. A philosophical romance that traces the pilgrimage of an African prince and his companions to Egypt, the parable ponders a number of subjects -- among them flying machines, poetry, marriage, and madness.


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    Title
    The History of Rasselas
    Subtitle
    Prince of Abissinia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 99
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 122 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486440941
    ISBN 10: 048644094X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 823.6
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 823.6
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 823/.6
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR3529 .A1 2005
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    29 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York