Narciss un Zeltamute

Historical fiction by Hermanis Hese
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Blurb

Hesse's novel of two medieval men, one quietly content with his religion and monastic life, the other in fervent search of more worldly salvation. This conflict between flesh and spirit, between emotional and contemplative man, was a life study for Hesse. It is a theme that transcends all time. The Hesse Phenomenon "has turned into a vogue, the vogue into a torrent. . .He has appealed both to. . . an underground and to an establishment. . .and to the disenchanted young sharing his contempt for our industrial civilization."--The New York Times Book Review

First Published

1930

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mandavi

Mandavi

Das erste und bisher einzige Buch, welches ich zwei mal gelesen habe. Und es war ganz anders, als ich es in Erinnerung hatte - mal abgesehen von der puren Handlung. Stellen, die ich beim letzten mal ohne große Beachtung überlesen haben muss, haben mich dieses Mal bewegt - und sicher auch andersrum. Spannend und schön.

0 Responses posted in March 2014
joresa

Joresa

immer wieder lesbar und im Laufe des Lebens neu zu entdecken

0 Responses posted in August 2013
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