Two former lovers are brought back together ... but can they really trust their pasts? The new novel from the bestselling author of SOPHIE'S WORLD.
Jostein Gaarder is the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries. He was born in Oslo in 1952 and lives there now with his wife and two sons.
From the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, two ex-lovers bump into each
other after 30 years, sparking a chain of charming philosophical
What do you believe about the things to which you don't know the answers? This is the central question in Jostein Gaarder's new novel... Gaarder rehearses his characters' positions compellingly and their plight is moving--TLS
This latest novel from the Norwegian intellectual and best-selling author of SOPHIE'S WORLD delves into the meaning of our existence, this time taking inspiration from a painting by Renee Magritte, which is the title of the novel ... Both a philosphical study and love story surrounded by a mysterious incident, the novel can be enjoyed on a variety of levels given the simple beauty of the characters' discussions--PRESS ASSOCIATION SYNDICATED REVIEW