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Sophie Wilkins

Sophie Wilkins

·4.27·10,246 Ratings
“ Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. ” ― Rumi
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  • The Lime Works

    1986·
    ·4.13·510 Ratings
    For twenty years, Konrad has imprisoned himself and his crippled wife in an abandoned lime works where he's conducted odd auditory experiments and prepared to write his masterwork, 'The Sense of Hearing.' As the story begins, he's just blown the head off
  • The Man Without Qualities

    1995·
    ·4.24·4,110 Ratings
    Set in Vienna on the eve of World War I, this great novel of ideas tells the story of Ulrich, ex-soldier and scientist, seducer and skeptic, who finds himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the 70th jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef. This new trans
  • Correction

    2003·
    ·4.25·1,480 Ratings
    Roithamer, a character based on Wittgenstein, has committed suicide having been driven to madness by his own frightening powers of pure thought. We witness the gradual breakdown of a genius ceaselessly compelled to correct and refine his perceptions until
  • The Man Without Qualities: Vol. 1

    1996·
    ·4.36·2,033 Ratings
    Set in Vienna on the eve of World War I, this great novel of ideas tells the story of Ulrich, ex-soldier and scientist, seducer and skeptic, who finds himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the 70th jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef. This new trans
  • The Man Without Qualities: Vol. 2

    1996·
    ·4.38·626 Ratings
    " Musil belongs in the company of Joyce, Proust, Kafka, and Svevo. . . . (This translation) is a literay and intellectual event of singular importance." --New Republic.
  • Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

    1986··Spanish
    ·4.23·1,074 Ratings
    Dioses, tumbas y sabios narra las aventuras de aquellos intrépidos arqueólogos empeñados en descubrir los secretos de civilizaciones ya desaparecidas. Gracias a ellos conocemos Troya, los tesoros aztecas, la tumba de Tuthankhamón, Pompeya, Nínive, el
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