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Jacques the Fatalist and His Master (Penguin Classics)

Jacques the Fatalist and His Master (Penguin Classics)
Author: Denis Diderot
ISBN 13: 9780140444728
ISBN 10: 140444726
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1986-05-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $17.00

The world of Jacques is not a fixed and settled one where events are easily assessed and interpreted; on the contrary, it is a world of dizzying variety and unpredictability. For nothing is quite as it seems and an alarming proliferation of anecdotes, characters and philosophical problems continues to spring up around the apparently central theme of the relationship between Jacques and his master, in a skilled and devastating assault on the supremacy of the stylized novel.