Narcyz i Złotousty

Historical fiction by Hermann Hesse


Hermann Hesse's Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has devoted himself solely to scholarly and spiritual pursuits. One of his students is the sensual, restless Goldmund, who is immediately drawn to his teacher's fierce intellect and sense of discipline. When Narcissus persuades the young student that he is not meant for a life of self-denial, Goldmund sets off in pursuit of aesthetic and physical pleasures, a path that leads him to a final, unexpected reunion with Narcissus.

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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.

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immer wieder lesbar und im Laufe des Lebens neu zu entdecken

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