Author:Hesse, Hermann


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Siddhartha: Eine indische Dichtung

By: Hesse, Hermann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag: 1950

Seller ID: 2029665

Condition: Good

Includes original jacket. Boards & jacket reverse foxed, 3 inch tear to jacket spine base, two 1 inch jacket tears, jacket toned. Good. 1950 Hard Cover. 207 pp. Original German text. In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom. View more info

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By: Hesse, Hermann; Mileck, Joseph (Introduction)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2299486

ISBN: 0805012478

Condition: Very Good

Pages very lightly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. 218 pp. The most autobiographical of Hesse's works, Steppenwolf is the profoundly memorable and affecting story of Harry Haller -- an evocative portrayal of the wrenching conflict between the needs of the flesh and the spirit and a searing appraisal of Western civilization. View more info