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Book Review of Steppenwolf

Author: Hermann Hesse
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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1966 edition

Language Notes
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product Description:
With its blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, Hesses best-known and most autobiographical work is one of literatures most poetic evocations of the souls journey to liberation

Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual for whom life holds no joy. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational man within himself without surrendering to the bourgeois values he despises. His life changes dramatically when he meets a woman who is his opposite, the carefree and elusive Hermine. The tale of the Steppenwolf culminates in the surreal Magic TheaterFor Madmen Only!

Originally published in English in 1929, Steppenwolf s wisdom continues to speak to our souls and marks it as a classic of modern literature.

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