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Walden by Henry David Thoreau
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Oct 21, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: 2009, source-library, genre-classic, 2009-audio-books
Read in October, 2009

I find Thoreau a bit overblown, even for his era. While a lot of his points are valid - reduce, live simply, abandon the rat race - he is almost insulting at times with his rhetoric - especially for someone who only lived in the woods for a couple years. However, there are beautiful quotes in the books and his descriptions of Walden pond and surrounding environs are wonderful. Still a worthwhile venture back to a simpler age.
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