Questions Asked
Jostein Gaarder

Questions Asked

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A picture book with fundamental philosophical questions, posed in a way only Jostein Gaarder is capable of. The illustrator has made an independent visual narrative that underscores the existential aspect of Jostein Gaarder's philosophical questions. Questions Asked shows confidence in a child's capacity to think deeply and read between the lines. The book follows a little boy traveling alone in an open landscape. Soon we realize he is on a journey of thoughts and dreams, asking questions about loss, myth, language, magic, and what it means to be a human being. Jostein Gaarder's philosophical questions merge with the beautiful illustrations of Akin D zakin into a tale of friendship, love, and grief - and about daring to think about life as you live it.
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Published by: Elsewhere Editions
Translated by: Don Bartlett
Illustrated by: Akin Duezakin
Pub date: 05/09/2017
Binding type: Hardcover
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9780914671664
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  • Description
    A picture book with fundamental philosophical questions, posed in a way only Jostein Gaarder is capable of. The illustrator has made an independent visual narrative that underscores the existential aspect of Jostein Gaarder's philosophical questions. Questions Asked shows confidence in a child's capacity to think deeply and read between the lines. The book follows a little boy traveling alone in an open landscape. Soon we realize he is on a journey of thoughts and dreams, asking questions about loss, myth, language, magic, and what it means to be a human being. Jostein Gaarder's philosophical questions merge with the beautiful illustrations of Akin D zakin into a tale of friendship, love, and grief - and about daring to think about life as you live it.