Jacques the Fatalist and His Master by Denis Diderot

The novel follows the adventures of Jacques and his master, exploring their philosophical discussions on life, fate, and free will. Jacques believes that everything that happens is predestined, while his master argues for the existence of free will. Their journey is filled with comical and absurd situations, unexpected twists, and intriguing stories within stories. The narrative structure is innovative and playful, often breaking the fourth wall and questioning the nature of storytelling itself.

The 576th greatest book of all time


Published
1796
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
117,000
Original Language
French

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