The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

By: Samuel Johnson

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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, leaves the easy life of the Happy Valley, accompanied by his sister Nekayah, her attendant Pekuah, and the much-travelled philosopher Imlac. Their journey takes them to Egypt, where they study the various conditions of men's lives, before returning home in a 'conclusion in which nothing is concluded'. Johnson's tale is not only a satire on optimism, but also an expression of truth about the human mind and its infinite capacity for hope. 156 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 014043108X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140431087. Inventory No: 249334. Paperback

Title: The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Author Name: Samuel Johnson

Categories: Literature,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin English Library: 1984

ISBN Number: 014043108X

ISBN Number 13: 9780140431087

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 249334

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