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Calm (Short edition)

By: Parks, Tim

Part of the Vintage Minis series
1784872598 / 9781784872595
Paperback
294.34435
29/05/2017
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England
18 cm vi, 97 pages
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Originally published: as part of Teach us to sit still. London: Harvill Secker, 2010.

How do we find calm in our frantic modern world? Tim Parks - lifelong sceptic of all things spiritual - finds himself on a Buddhist meditation retreat trying to answer this very question.

With brutal honesty and dry wit, he recounts his journey from disbelief to something approaching inner peace and tackles one of the great mysteries of our time - how to survive in this modern age. Selected from the book Teach us to Sit Still by Tim ParksVINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS.

BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Swimming by Roger DeakinMotherhood by Helen SimpsonWork by Joseph HellerLiberty by Virginia Woolf

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BM Memoirs, HRE Buddhism, VFJB Coping with illness & specific conditions, VXM Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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