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The Consolations of Philosophy: Popular Penguins Paperback – 1 September 2008

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  • Paperback : 276 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0141038373
  • Dimensions : 11.1 x 2.3 x 17.9 cm
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0141038377
  • Publisher : Penguin (General UK); 1st edition (1 September 2008)
  • Language: : English
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Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.' He's written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries.

Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education.

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