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He seems to regard them more as ants. I think that his letter was his "gift" to me, like Singer was Julie's gift. But work is so much more varied than that. He has often described his childhood as that of a shy child living in boarding schools. Richard comes up with what he thinks is a "brilliant plan".

But he is keen to move beyond books, to develop other projects, especially The School of Life that he set up last year in Bloomsbury.

Does he have some secret desire to be an entrepreneur, to make a fortune like his father? The houses are rented out to the general public. How was it reviewing the film Snowden in which the paper you work for was already a monumental part of?

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Everyone in town knew how he felt except Julie. All of a sudden, out of the corner of her eye, she sees Singer galloping toward them. He was later sent to board and study at Harrow School , a public school in England. Proust and its successor, The Consolations of Philosophy , established what de Botton was really about - writing what were effectively self-help books designed to encourage readers to think for themselves and not regurgitate received ideas. Like many others, my career happened like it did because certain doors opened and certain doors closed. He made it seem like something I'd never get my head round - don't go near this, this is my patch. Singer leaps onto Richard and starts biting him, like a desperate plea to save Julie's life.

Was he attracted to philosophy by a need to think through his own problems? But then being infuriating and provocative is part of his job.

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