The Confessions of Socrates

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? More

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Words: 109,380
Language: Canadian English
ISBN: 9780978454883
About R. L. Prendergast

R. L. (Rod) Prendergast’s first novel, "The Impact of a Single Event," was long-listed for literary fiction by the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2009. The book became a bestseller in Canada. Rod’s second novel, "Dinner with Lisa," was awarded the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal for Best Regional Fiction, Western Canada. Inspired by his son’s inability to sleep through the night, Rod then wrote a children’s story, "Baby, Please go to Sleep." "The Confessions of Socrates" is his third novel and fourth book. "The Confessions of Socrates" is a finalist for the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Award for Fiction, was shortlisted for the 2017 International Rubbery Book Award and was a finalist for the 11th annual National Indie Excellence Award for Historical Fiction.

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