The Philosophical Detective (Philosophical Detective Series)

The Philosophical Detective (Philosophical Detective Series) by Bruce Hartman 0988918129 9780988918122
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967. Nick Martin has just started graduate school when hes dragooned into serving as the driver, guide and confidant of a blind poet by the name of Jorge Luis Borges. Together they must address an extraordinary series of crimes and the equally baffling conundrums of literature and philosophy, including Zenos paradoxes, the mind/body problem, and the mysteries of destiny, personal identity and artistic creation. Nick plays the parts of Watson, Sancho Panza, Dante and Stephen Daedalus, and before the story ends he hears the last tale of Scheherazade and finds the love of his life. Forty-five years later, struggling with pain and grief, he looks back with wonder at the magical year when he wandered into the labyrinth and took his first steps to self-understanding. Lighthearted but deeply serious, The Philosophical Detective is a unique journey into the visionary world of a genius.

Author: Bruce Hartman

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 249

Publisher: Swallow Tail Press

Publication Date: 2014-06-02


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