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Malthake's Tail: A New York Lawyer in the Court of Pericles, Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
What if you woke up in 5th Century BC Greece? If you were suddenly thrown 2500 years back in time, without warning, with just the clothes on your back, would you be a king or a slave? Would any of your modern knowledge be useful?
The Confessions of Socrates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Socrates sits chained to a wall in a small prison cell. In a month he will die of hemlock poisoning. At night, by the light of a tiny oil lamp, on rolls of paper smuggled in by loyal friends, he tells his three sons the story of his life. Socrates honestly reveals his thoughts and feelings, his successes and his failures, and his search for the answer to the ultimate question—how can I be happy?
Classical Considerations: Musings Prompted by the Late Harvard Master John H. Finley, Jr.
Series: Soul*Sparks, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Life’s foundational questions come elegantly to the fore in this skillfully crafted nonfiction story about the late John H. Finley, Jr. For 51 years Finley was the celebrated and erudite Eliot Professor of the Classics at Harvard. Luminous and compellingly relevant, his story leads readers directly into engagement with the fundamental wisdom questions of any worthwhile life.