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Siddhartha
Siddhartha
Author: Herman Hesse
In the novel, Siddhartha, ayoung man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. Theis sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginn...  more »
ISBN: 16197
Pages: 153
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Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Full of sensory images and rich description. Kind of stalls in some point. It can be dubbed as a self-help book, which I don't like, but subtly enough to be enjoyable as the classic it is.
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If you haven't read Hesse - this is the perfect start! (Follow up with Steppenwolf, then just jump on in). If you've read Hesse but not this book, get it NOW!


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