An Apology for Idlers Paperback
Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series
An irresistible invitation to reject the work ethic and enjoy life's simple pleasures (such as laughing, drinking and lying in the open air), Robert Louis Stevenson's witty and seminal essay on the joys of idleness is accompanied here by his writings on, among other things, growing old, visiting unpleasant places and the overwhelming experience of falling in love.
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- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/08/2009
- Category: Literary essays
- ISBN: 9780141043968
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