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Description - Tales from the Kingdom of Lailonia by S. Attanasio

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226450391
ISBN-10: 0226450392
Format: Hardback
(220mm x 145mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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