Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

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In this enchanting fable (subtitled The Choice of Life), Rasselas and his retinue burrow their way out of the
totalitarian paradise of the Happy Valley in search of that triad of eighteenth-century aspiration - life, liberty
and happiness.According to that quirky authority, James Boswell, Johnson penned his only work of prose
fiction in a handful of days to cover the cost of his mother's funeral. The stylistic elegance of the book and its
wide-ranging philosophical concerns give no hint of haste or superficiality. Among other still burning i...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    01 - Chapters I-IV
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  2. 02
    02 - Chapters V-VII
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  3. 03
    03 - Chapters VIII, IX
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