Fri.May 10, 2019

Shocks of familiarity with Michel de Montaigne

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of her book “ How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answe r”, Sarah Bakewell writes (p.5). ‘to to read Montaigne is to experience a series of shocks of familiarity’. I have found this to be true.

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