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Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha

By: Hermann Hesse, Pico Iyer (Introduction by), Hilda Rosner (Translator)

Hardcover

Published: 1st December 2017
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Beautiful cased edition of this classic novel.

Dissatisfied with the traditional Vedic way of life, Siddhartha, the handsome son of a Brahmin, leaves his family and his friend, Govinda, in search of a higher state of being. Having experienced the myriad forms of existence, from the wealthy and luxurious, to the pleasures of sensual and paternal love, Siddhartha finally settles down beside a river where a humble ferryman teaches him his most valuable lesson yet.

Hermann Hesse's short, elegant novel, echoing the life of the Buddha, has been cherished by readers for decades as an unforgettable spiritual primer.

About the Author

Hermann Hesse (1877-1963) is counted among the leading novelists and thinkers of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1946 for a body of literature renowned for its humanist, philosophical and spiritual insight. His most famous works include Siddhartha (1922), Journey to the East (1932), Demian (1919), Steppenwolf (1927), and Narcissus and Goldmund (1930).

'A subtle distillation of wisdom, stylistic grace and symmetry of form.' - Sunday Times; 'A writer of genius.' - The Times

ISBN: 9780720620016
ISBN-10: 0720620015
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st December 2017
Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.3  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Type: Special edition