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Siddhartha A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0553208845

ISBN-13: 9780553208849

Edition: 1951

Authors: Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner

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This classic of 20th century literature is one of the most famous examples of the West's fascination with Indian culture & particularly Buddhistic philosophy. Hesse tells the story of Siddhartha, a Brahmin on a quest for self-discovery.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1951
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 4.33" wide x 6.93" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877 -- August 9, 1962) was a German poet, novelist, essayist and painter. His best-known works included Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Hess publicly announced his views on the savagery of World War I, and was considered a traitor. He moved to Switzerland where he eventually became a naturalized citizen. He warned of the advent of World War II, predicting that cultureless efficiency would destroy the modern world. His theme was usually the conflict between the elements of a person's dual nature and the…    

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