The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abissinia

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Oxford University Press, 1971 - 145 من الصفحات
Rasselas, a son of the Emperor of Abyssinia, weary of the joys of the "happy valley," escapes to Egypt. Here he studies the various conditions of men's lives, concluding that happiness eludes philosophers, hermits and the wealthy.

ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة

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معاينة المستخدمين  - Tess_W - LibraryThing

A short, 95 page book that pondered the meaning of life. This was published in 1761 and it is dated with a lot of scientific mumbo-jumbo. Of course, the ending concluded one was unable to ponder the meaning of life. Had this been much longer than 95 pages, I would not have finished it قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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معاينة المستخدمين  - Lukerik - LibraryThing

I find it hard to believe that a book this good could be written in a week, but the evidence is before me and I have read it. A strange mix of fairy tale, light philosophy and speculum regis. Smooth ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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