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The small pleasures of life by Philippe Delerm

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Published by Phoenix House in London .
Written in English


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StatementPhilippe Delerm ; translated from French by Sarah Hamp.
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22379696M
ISBN 101861591160

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  This is a book to guide us to the best of life's small pleasures: everything from the distinctive delight of holding a child's hand to the enjoyment of disagreeing with someone, to the joy of the evening sky; an intriguing, evocative mix of small pleasures that will heighten our senses and return us to the world with new-found excitement and /5(). La Première Gorgée de Biere, translated variously as The Small Pleasures of Life or We Could Almost Eat Outside, actually means the first sip of beer and it was the choice of Emma from Book Around the Corner for my Humbook. It consists of récits, brief meditations on the simple pleasures of life/5. ♥ Book Title: Small Pleasures ♣ Name Author: The School of Life ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: RW_8vQAACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "So often, we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures - while all around us lies .   This is a book to guide us to the best of life's small pleasures: everything from the distinctive delight of holding a child's hand to the enjoyment of disagreeing with someone to the joy of the evening sky; an intriguing, evocative mix of small pleasures that will heighten our senses and return us to the world with new-found excitement and Brand: The School of Life.

The final sentence of the preface is: “This book is a step in a wider cultural project – to move these small pleasures from the margins closer to the centre [SP] of our collective consciousness and our lives.” Missing is the fifty-third small pleasure, which is reading this book. The book about small pleasures is itself a small pleasure/5(24).   A lot of what makes life worth living isn't to do with great, heroic or costly things, but with modest pleasures that are all around us, largely unnoticed, available for almost nothing. A .   1. The scrumptious residue left on your fingers after eating Doritos or Cheetos products. 2. Completing a form on the internet without missing a .   This book will guide us to the life’s small pleasures Preface. This book examines the 52 of life’s small pleasures. These are not usually widely celebrated. This book covers each one in detail. Small pleasures are often not well understood. Small pleasures turn out not to be small at all: they are points of access.