The Trouble With Being Born

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'Not to be born is undoubtedly the best plan of all. Unfortunately it is within no one's reach.'

In The Trouble With Being Born , E. M. Cioran grapples with the major questions of human existence: birth, death, God, the passing of time, how to relate to others and how to make ourselves get out of bed in the morning.

In a series of interlinking aphorisms which are at once pessimistic, poetic and extremely funny, Cioran finds a kind of joy in his own despair, revelling in the absurdity and futility of our existence, and our inability to live in the world.

Translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic Richard Howard, The Trouble With Being Born is a provocative, illuminating testament to a singular mind.

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£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780241467275
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