Tales from the Kingdom of Lailonia (2nd)

Tales from the Kingdom of Lailonia (2nd)

By: Leszek Kolakowski (author), A. Kolakowska (translator), S. Attanasio (translator)Hardback

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This volume contains two unusual and appealing satirical works by the well-known European philosopher Kolakowski. The first, Tales from the Kingdom of Lailonia, is set in a fictional land. Each story illustrates some aspect of human inability to come to terms with imperfection, infinitude, history, and nature. The second, The Key to Heaven, is a collection of seventeen biblical tales from the Old Testament told in such a way that the story and the moral play off each other to illustrate political, moral, or existential foibles and follies.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780226450391
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780226450391
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 0226450392
  • translations: Polish
  • edition: 2nd

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