Walden

Paperback | May 31, 2016

byHenry Thoreau

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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Inspiring, brilliantly written, cantankerous and funny - Walden is both a very specific story about one man's attempt to live the simple life in the wilderness, and the great, founding text both for the environmental movement and the entire counter-culture A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Inspiring, brilliantly written, cantankerous and funny - Walden is both a very specific story about one man's attempt to...

Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) was born in Concord, Massachusetts and educated at Harvard. He became a follower and a friend of Emerson, and described himself as a mystic and a transcendentalist. Although he published only two books in his lifetime, Walden is a literary masterpeice and one of the most significant books of the nineteenth...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.13 × 4.38 × 0.8 inPublished:May 31, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241261856

ISBN - 13:9780241261859

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Beatifully descriptive After reading this, I really wanted to go explore the forests of Massachusetts. Reading this was so relaxing
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Illuminating In today's world with the proliferation of technology, this was a great reminder of the need to sit still and be in the moment.
Date published: 2016-11-26