Already a No.1 bestseller in hb with over 80,000 copies sold For the first time an accessible guide to philosophy in the form of a brilliant entertaining & original novel Will appeal to all inquisitive readers, young and old 'A marvellously rich book. Its success boils down to something quite simple - Gaarder's gift for communicating ideas' Guardian 'An Alice in Wonderland for the 90s... already 'Sophie's World' is being talked up as philosophy's answer to Stephen Hawking's 'A Brief History of Time'... this is a simply wonderful, irresistible book' Daily Telegraph 'Seductive and original...'Sophie's World is, as it dares to congratulate itself, " a strange and wonderful book"' TLS
Jostein Gaarder is the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries. He was born in Oslo in 1952 and lives there now with his wife and two sons.
A simply wonderful, irresistible book DAILY TELEGRAPH A unique popular classic THE TIMES