Welcome! Log in or Register

The Journey to the East - Herman Hesse

  • image
£3.99 Best Offer by: amazon.co.uk See more offers
1 Review

Author: Hermann Hesse / Genre: Classic Literature

  • Sort by:

    * Prices may differ from that shown

  • Write a review >
    How do you rate the product overall? Rate it out of five by clicking on one of the hearts.
    What are the advantages and disadvantages? Use up to 10 bullet points.
    Write your reviews in your own words. 250 to 500 words
    Number of words:
    Write a concise and readable conclusion. The conclusion is also the title of the review.
    Number of words:
    Write your email adress here Write your email adress

    Your dooyooMiles Miles

    1 Review
    Sort by:
    • More +
      01.10.2002 02:32
      2 Comments

      Advantages

      Disadvantages

      It didn't seem right that there wasn't a review for Journey to the East. Even though I had never contributed online to anything and afeared even entering a chat room. Journey is a seminal volume of the counterculture movement, to be blurbish and show my age at the same time. Somewhere my dogeared paperback lies with its acid-etched illuminations and revelations penned inside. It seemed scanty at first read but a second or third time through it expanded like a fold-out children's book of the mind. Tripping through a long-gone Mitteleurop this could be the guide to the spiritual-romantic quest of youth. But for a proper appreciation one should probably read all of Nabokov, who poohpoohed (the Russian bear) Hesse and all others between the wars. And then the art may become clear again after all these years. We may be returning to the times of war and need that drink of Hesse again.

      Comments

      Login or register to add comments