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Siddhartha Paperback – September 24, 2017
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The cool and strangely simple story makes a beautiful little book, classic in proportion and style; it should be read slowly and with savor, preferably during the lonely hours of the night. (The Nation )
One could even hope that Hesse’s readers are hungrily imbibing Siddhartha, and that they will be so wisely foolish as to live by it. (Chicago Tribune )
Hermann Hesse is the greatest writer of the century. (San Francisco Chronicle )
In Siddhartha the setting is Indian and we encounter the Buddha, but the author’s ethos is still closer to Goethe. (Washington Post Book World ) --Amazon.com
About the Author
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and Magister Ludi.
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Simon and Brown needs to fix this.