Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God

Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God

Will Durant

Praised as a “revelatory” booklet through The Wall road Journal, this can be the final and such a lot own paintings of Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and historian Will Durant, came across thirty-two years after his death.

The end result of Will Durant’s sixty-plus years spent discovering the philosophies, religions, arts, sciences, and civilizations from the world over, Fallen Leaves is the distilled knowledge of 1 of the world’s maximum minds, a guy with a well known expertise for rendering the insights of the prior obtainable. Over the process Durant’s occupation he bought quite a few letters from “curious readers who've challenged me to talk my brain at the undying questions of human lifestyles and fate.” With Fallen Leaves, his ultimate ebook, he finally approved their challenge.

In twenty-two brief chapters, Durant addresses every thing from formative years and outdated age to faith, morals, intercourse, warfare, politics, and paintings. Fallen Leaves is “a thought-provoking array of critiques” (Publishers Weekly), supplying dependent prose, deep insights, and Durant’s revealing conclusions in regards to the perennial difficulties and maximum joys we are facing as a species. In Durant’s singular voice, here's a message of perception for everybody who has ever sought which means in lifestyles or the advice of a realized buddy whereas navigating life’s trip.

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