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Gaarder, Jostein Auteur 1952-

Overview
Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 3 languages and 8 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Didactic fiction  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Classifications: PT8951.17.A17, 839.82374
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Publications about Jostein Gaarder
Publications by Jostein Gaarder
Most widely held works by Jostein Gaarder
The solitaire mystery by Jostein Gaarder( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Hans Thomas, 12, and his father journey from Norway to Greece, seeking Hans Thomas's mother, who abandoned them when the boy was 4. During their journey, Hans Thomas is given a tiny book and a magnifying glass so he can read about the fantastic adventures of Baker Hans, who was marooned on a island where playing cards came to life. The larger story explores issues such as dependence on a single parent with a drinking problem, a boy's feelings about a mother he can barely remember, and the child's struggle to understand a troubled family history
The orange girl by Jostein Gaarder( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Georg Roed's father died when his son was four. 11 years later, Grandmother finds a letter for Georg, a "letter to the future", in which his father expresses curiosity about the Hubble Telescope's ability to look into the past, and writes about the beautiful, mysterious Orange Girl
Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy by Jostein Gaarder( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The protagonists are Sophie Amundsen, a 14-year-old girl, and Alberto Knox, her philosophy teacher. The novel chronicles their metaphysical relationship as they study Western philosophy from its beginnings to the present. A bestseller in Norway
Il mondo di Sofia : romanzo by Jostein Gaarder( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Sofies Welt : Roman über die Geschichte der Philosophie by Jostein Gaarder( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Eine fesselnde Reise durch die Geschichte der Philosophie im Dialog eines geheimnisvollen Lehrers mit einer selbstbewussten 15jährigen
 
Languages
English (3)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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