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Steppenwolf
Steppenwolf
Author: Hermann Hesse
Steppenwolf is the profoundly memorable and affecting story of Harry Heller which embodies one of Hesses most personally felt themes the wrenching conflict between the needs of the flesh and of the spirit. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, Hermann Hesse commands a prominent place in the ranks of modern literatures masters.
ISBN-13: 9780805012477
ISBN-10: 0805012478
Publication Date: 6/15/1990
Pages: 218
Edition: Reissue
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  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 33 ratings
Publisher: Henry Holt Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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Hesse's ability to character-develop really soars with this work. Wasn't sure I could like anything better than his famous "Siddartha" but this equals it at least. A darker and more edgy read, it really takes you into the mind of the characters. Very remeniscent of Dostoyevsky. Couldn't put it down!
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a thoughtful philosophical novel that explores lonliness and one's place in society
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Good, thought-provoking book. A quick read.
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really, really great book once you get into it!
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Steppenwolf is a slightly disturbing story of a killer obsessed by olfactory sensations, particularly scents of women. The main character can be hard to identify with but is pitiful in many regards. I definitely recommend it to mature readers.


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