Alice In Wonderland Main Character
1,464 wordsREMARKABLE a whimsical and ingenious mystery novel that also happens to be the history of Philosophy. Jostein Gaarder made his Norwegian literary debut in 1986 with a collection of short stories, followed by two young adult novels. In 1990 he received the Norwegian Literary Critics Award and the Ministry of Cultural and Scientific affairs Literary Prize for his book The Solitaire Mystery. Mr. Gaarder taught high school philosophy for eleven years in Norway, giving him a strong basis for writing ...
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Falls In Love Notre Dame
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Macbeth Witches Predictions
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King Arthur One Thing
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Piano Concertos Chamber Music
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21 St Century Fall In Love
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Donne Commits Suicide
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Theme Parks Disney World
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Don Quixote Sir Gawain
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Kings Death First Three
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