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The philosopher's kiss : a novel

Author: Peter Prange; Steven T Murray
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria books edView all editions and formats
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In 1747 Paris, Sophie falls in love with married philosopher Denis Diderot, who is collaborating with authors to create an encyclopedia of all human knowledge, a project that threatens to undermine both the monarchy and the church--as well as Sophie's right to freedom, love, and happiness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Belletristische Darstellung
Named Person: Denis Diderot; Sophie Volland; Denis Diderot; Sophie Volland
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Prange; Steven T Murray
ISBN: 9781439167489 1439167486 9781439167496 1439167494
OCLC Number: 646113000
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Originally published in German as Die Philosophin in 2003.
Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Philosophin.
Responsibility: Peter Prange ; translated by Steve Murray.
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"Prange's "The Philosopher's Kiss," set in eighteenth-century France, is a careful study of the origins of the Encyclopedia and the life and love of one of its creators, Diderot. Here is historical Read more...

 
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