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Walden (Paperback)

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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



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BiographyDiaries, letters & journalsEssays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essays Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 26/05/2016 ISBN-13: 9780241261859  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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 century.

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