Bo li zhu you xi

Novel by 赫尔曼·黑塞


The Glass Bead Game, for which Hesse won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, is the author’s last and crowning achievement, the most imaginative and prophetic of all his novels. Setting the story in the distant postapocalyptic future, Hesse tells of an elite cult of intellectuals who play an elaborate game that uses all the cultural and scientific knowledge of the Ages. The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature.

This edition features a Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski that places the book in the full context of Hesse’s thought.

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Ein sehr langes buch, welches sich aber lohnt. Eine brillante Gegenüberstellung des Weltlichen und des Geistlichen. Die klassischen Hesse-Weisheiten zeigen sich in verschlungenen Unterhaltungen mit verschiedensten Wegbegleitern des Hauptprotagonisten und bieten Raum für Identifikation mit verschiedensten Weltanschauungen.

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Viel zu laaaang.

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Best book ever written.

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