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Hermann Hesse


Hesse’s best-known novels explore an individual’s spiritual journey.
  Swiss writer (born in Germany) whose novels and poems express his interests in eastern spiritual values (1877-1962)
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  • Hesse’s best-known novels explore an individual’s spiritual journey.
  • SIDDHARTHA An Indian Tale by Hermann Hesse FIRST PART To Romain Rolland, my dear friend THE SON OF THE BRAHMAN In the shade of the house, in the sunshine of the riverbank near the boats, in the shade of the Sal-wood forest, in the shade of the fig tree is where Siddhartha grew up, the handsome son of the Brahman, the young falcon, together with his friend Govinda, son of a Brahman.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • But for all his longing about a family of his own, and despite what might have been, Nathaniel seems free of self-pity for now "Words do not express thoughts very well," he says, quoting Hermann Hesse as he readies for a concert under sunny skies while Caroline spins circles around him on her tricycle.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Hermann Hesse [8] , Goethe [5] , Thomas Mann [8]
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