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    • ISBN:9780297864721
    • Publication date:25 Nov 2010

Vita Brevis

By Jostein Gaarder

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A playful and inventive work from the bestselling author of SOPHIE'S WORLD.

A playful and inventive work from the bestselling author of SOPHIE'S WORLD.

A box of Latin manuscripts comes to light in an Argentine flea market. An apocryphal invention by some 17th or 18th century scolar, or a transcript of what it appears to be - a hitherto unheard of letter to St Augustine to a woman he renounced for chastity? VITA BREVIS is both an entrancing human document and a fascinating insight into the life and philosophy of St.Augustine. Gaarder's interpretation of Floria's letter is as playful, inventive and questioning as SOPHIE'S WORLD.

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  • ISBN: 9780753804612
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2000
  • Page count: 176
  • Imprint: W&N
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