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Published: 23 January 2003

394 Pages


ISBN: 9780192804563

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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms

Edited by John Gross

Oxford Books of Prose

  • Includes sections on desires and longings, self-doubt, fame and reputations, happiness and sorrow, covering the whole range of aphoristic literature.
  • Brings together the most diverse figures, e.g. La Rochefoucauld, Greek philosophers, Virginia Woolf, statesmen, scientists, and Olympians
  • Wide appeal to gift, literary, and anthologies market
  • 'And now, from the people who bring you the best anthologies, one of their best anthologies' Sunday Times