Why does Sophie keep getting postcards addressed to a girl called Hilde?
Who is the mysterious mentor who appears from nowhere to talk to her about philosophy?
Who is Hilde?
Who is Sophie?
One of the great international bestsellers of the last decade, Sophie’s World has introduced millions of readers of all ages to philosophy. Sophie’s rollercoaster ride through 3000 years of Western thought throws up some big questions – and leads her deep into the mystery of her own identity.
‘a simply wonderful, irresistible book’ –Daily Telegraph
‘an extraordinary achievement’ –Sunday Times
‘set to become a unique popular classic: a wonderfully engaging mystery story that also forms a completely accessible and lucid introduction to philosophy and philosophers’ –The Times