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The Glass Bead Game

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Informationen zum Autor Hermann Hesse was born in Calw, Württemburg in 1877. In 1919, as a protest against German militarism in the First World War, Hesse moved to Switzerland where he lived in self-imposed exile until his death at the age of eighty-five in 1962. His major works include Steppenwolf , Siddharta and Narcissus and Goldmund . Hesse worked on his magnum opus, The Glass Bead Game , for twelve years. This novel was specifically cited when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946. Hesse died in 1962. Klappentext Hermann Hesse was born in Calw, W¿rttemburg in 1877. In 1919, as a protest against German militarism in the First World War, Hesse moved to Switzerland where he lived in self-imposed exile until his death at the age of eighty-five in 1962. His major works include Steppenwolf , Siddharta and Narcissus and Goldmund . Hesse worked on his magnum opus, The Glass Bead Game , for twelve years. This novel was specifically cited when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946. Hesse died in 1962. Zusammenfassung In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult.

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Authors Hermann Hesse
Publisher Vintage UK
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 06.07.2000
 
EAN 9780099283621
ISBN 978-0-09-928362-1
No. of pages 544
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 34 mm
Series Vintage Classics
Vintage Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Fiction > Narrative literature > Main work before 1945

FICTION / General, Modern and contemporary fiction, Modern and contemporary Fiction (post 1945)

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