Sophie's World, by Jostein Garrder. A fiction piece on the history of philosophy. A story centred around Sophie, and a series of letters she receives from her father teaching her about the great philosophers. A fun, interesting, and adventurous story that culminates in a wondrous ending.
One day when Sophie comes home from school, she finds two questions in her mail: Who are you? and Where does the world come from? Before she knows it, she is pondering all the great questions of Western Philosophy (from the Greeks to Kant, to Marx and Freud) with a mysterious mentor. But Sophie is also receiving a second batch of equally unusual letters. Who is Hilde? And