The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau
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Among the notable books of later times-we may say, without exaggeration, of all time--must be reckoned The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. It deals with leading personages and transactions of a momentous epoch, when absolutism and feudalism were rallying for their last struggle ...
Reviewed by dreamdust on Jan 10, 2011
Surprise cliffhanger ending
One wishes for the 3rd concluding volume-honest man or paranoid? His own words:'Twenty years of profound meditation in solitude would have been less painful to me than an active life of 6 months in the midst of men and public affairs, with a certainty of not succeeding in my undertaking.' Sounds pretty contemporary, doesn't it!
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