Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

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In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.

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Hermann Hesse was born in 1877. His books include Siddhartha, Steppenwolf, Narcissus and Goldmund, and Magister Ludi. He died in 1962.
Published July 1, 2004 by 122 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Self Help, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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A serene ""classic novel"" about a spiritual journey through Indian mysticism — a smooth, bland entity for a special audience by the author of Steppanwalf and winner of the 1946 Nobel Prize.

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