Books That Changed Mans Thinking Heron Books [1970]

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Books That Changed Mans Thinking

Rarely seen complete 29 volume collection.

If you ever wanted to know, how the written word has influenced and shaped our lives, this is a collection of some of the most significant and powerful books ever written. Conscious of the suffering that man inflicts upon man, many brave writers have spoken out against the State and exposed the evils of the time. Others, Freud and Darwin, challenged the accepted codes and beliefs of the day.

Under the title ‘Books That Have Changed Man’s Thinking’, Heron Books assembled many of the world’s most profound literary works. These are important books, books that the thinking person cannot ignore. They are books that will increase your understanding of the past, its effect on the present, and books which spotlight the dangers for the future. Some of the titles are surprising. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’, for example not only a phenomenally successful novel but the book that fanned into a roaring blaze the revulsion of the time against slavery.

    • The Voyage Of The Beagle by Charles Darwin
    • The Trial by Franz Kafka
    • The Life Of Dr. Johnson Boswell
    • The Life Of Benevenuto Cellini
    • Candide And Other Tales Voltaire
    • Plays Chekhov
    • The Gallic Wars Julius Caesar
    • The Iliad Homer
    • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
    • Don Quixote Cervantes
    • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea Jules Verne
    • Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Aeneid Virgil
    • The Red And The Black Stendhal
    • Man’s Estate Andre Malraux
    • The Age Of Reason Jean Paul Sartre
    • Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
    • Introductory Lectures On Psycho-Analysis Freud
    • Darkness At Noon Arthur Koestler
    • Paradise Lost Milton
    • Faust Goethe
    • Moby Dick Herman Melville
    • Stories Jack London
    • 1984 George Orwell
    • Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Gibbon
    • The Divine Comedy Dante
    • Rights Of Man Thomas Paine
    • Walden Thoreau
    • Selected Tales Edgar Allan Poe

Features;

  • Publisher Heron Books, London; 1970
  • Quarter leather Hardback
  • With b/w illustrations
  • Size 205 x 120mm, 18kg

Condition: Good – No Inscriptions, Slight Edgewear to Some Volumes, Good Collection

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Weight 18 kg

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