About this book
Subtitled, "A Life Of Montaigne In One Question & Twenty Attempts At An Answer". Combines philosophy, biography and self-help manual with a portrait of life in 16th century France. The first full biography of Michel de Montaigne for nearly 50 years.
How to get on well with people, how to adjust to losing someone you love? How to live? This question obsessed Renaissance nobleman Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-92), who wrote free-roaming explorations of his thought. This biography of Montaigne relates the story of his life by way of the questions he posed and the answers he explored.