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Siddhartha|Hermann Hesse

Overview

This classic novel of self-discovery has inspired generations of seekers. With parallels to the enlightenment of the Buddha, Hesse's Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin's quest for the ultimate reality. His quest takes him from the extremes of indulgent sensuality to the rigors of ascetism and self-denial. At last he learns that wisdom cannot be taught -- it must come from one's own experience and inner struggle. Steeped in the tenets of both psychoanalysis and Eastern mysticism, Siddhartha presents a strikingly original view of man and culture, and the arduous process of self-discovery that leads to reconciliation, harmony, and peace.

  • ISBN-13: 9780486406534
  • ISBN-10: 0486406539
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: December 1998
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 4.9 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 14-UP