Sophie's World

Sophie's World : 20th Anniversary Edition

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The international bestseller about life, the universe and everything.

When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined.

An addictive blend of mystery, philosophy and fantasy, Sophie's World is an international phenomenon which has been translated into 60 languages and sold more than 40 million copies.
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Product details

  • 14+
  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 133 x 195 x 30mm | 325g
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 20th anniversary edition
  • 9781474602280
  • 4,417

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A simply wonderful, irresistible book DAILY TELEGRAPH
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A simply wonderful, irresistible book * DAILY TELEGRAPH * A unique popular classic * THE TIMES *
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About Jostein Gaarder

JOSTEIN GAARDER was born in Oslo in 1952.
SOPHIE'S WORLD, the first of his books to be published in English, has been translated into 60 languages and has sold over 40 million copies.
He is the author of many other bestselling, beloved novels and children's books.
He lives in Oslo with his family.
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