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Author Prange, Peter, 1955-

Title The philosopher's kiss : a novel / Peter Prange ; translated by Steve Murray.

Imprint New York : Atria Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    PRANGE,PET    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC PRANGE,P    Available
Edition 1st Atria Books ed.
Description 419 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published in German as Die philosophin in 2003.
Summary 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.
Subject Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784 -- Fiction.
Volland, Sophie, 1716-1784 -- Fiction.
Philosophers -- France -- Fiction.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Murray, Steven T.
Added Title Philosophin. English
ISBN 9781439167489 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1439167486 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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