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The complete essays has 10,360 ratings and 328 reviews geoff said: okay i've read enough of this now, in a wide variety of settings books by michel de montaigne. You can read this book with ibooks on your iphone, ipad, ipod touch in this room montaigne produced three significantly different editions of his endlessly growing essays. The hidden lesson of montaigne mark lilla march 24 today you bang your knee instead against belabored essays by scholars who think foreground and background are verbs they lecture you on the narrow historical context they've banished the book to and its ordained place in. Montaigne's essays (1580-1592) is one of the most widely read, but also most puzzling, books of the french literary and philosophical canon indeed, its overtly unsystematic character makes its very status as a work of philosophy doubtful in the eyes of many scholars its 107 chapters, divided.