Siddhartha Author:Hermann Hesse In the novel, Siddhartha, a young 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. This sound signals the true beginning of his life - the beginni... more »ng of suffering, rejection, peace and, finally, wisdom.
Siddharta is a shimmering iridescent tale of spiritual quest. It is a Novel Prize-winner - Hermann Hesse's most famous and influential work.
"The true profession of man is to find his way to himself."« less