Walden by Henry David Thoreau

234 pages first pub 1854 (editions)

nonfiction classics nature philosophy inspiring reflective slow-paced


Walden Walden or, Life in the Woods, by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is an excellent and incredible reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, vo...

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reflective 90%
inspiring 50%
informative 42%
challenging 34%
relaxing 23%
adventurous 15%
hopeful 12%
emotional 6%
funny 3%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 1%


slow 90%
medium 8%

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