by Lucy Eyre
Category: Fiction / D - F
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date: 2 January 2007
Number of pages: 288
Ben Warner is working for the summer at Cod Almighty, his local fish and chip shop, when one evening a woman called Lila arrives with a bizarre invitation. Lila has a mission. Her boss, Socrates has made a bet with his arch-rival Wittgenstein. To win the bet, he and Lila must prove to Ben that philosophy can change his life for the better.
What the papers say:
'A book of tremendous originality: funny, clever and hugely beguiling' William Boyd 'Intellectually rigorous fun and charming' Alain de Botton, Observer 'A playful exploration of philosophical ideas' Mail on Sunday 'A nimble, witty introduction to the basic tenets of philosophy' Guardian
Lucy Eyre grew up in London and currently lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This is her first book.
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