Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141189576 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Hermann Hesse / Paperback / 144 Pages / Book is published 2008-08-07 by Penguin Classics
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by Dantes - written on 13/07/00, updated on 13/07/00 (Useful, 172 readings)
Masterfully composed by Hesse, this is undoubtedly his finest work. Fairly long but you won't be able to put it down. He takes a more direct apporach to the questions surrounding our existence and purpose than with Siddharta, and some characters draw on historical figures to highlight this struggle. A must read. ...
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by hop2notbspamd - written on 01/10/02, updated on 01/10/02 (Somewhat useful, 164 readings)
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 ...
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by oecp777 - written on 05/06/03, updated on 05/06/03 (Useful, 159 readings)
This is one of the greatest books I have ever read, and I am not easily entertained. Most books bore me to death and I am unable to finish them. The writing is beautiful, lyrical, almost poetic. The book has a dreamlike quality to it that transports you to another time and place. The moral questions are also relevant to the modern experience even though the story is set in medievel Germany. This book spoke to me about my own life. The first few chapters begin slowly as the time and place are set in stone, but once the story begins to blossom the power and lure of the book are magnetic. This book excited me, made me laugh, and ultimately brought tears to my face. Perhaps it was because I ...