Siddhartha

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Harper Collins, May 22, 2012 - Fiction - 139 pages
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Originally published in 1922, Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha tells the story of a young Indian man’s spiritual journey. After meeting the Buddha, young Siddhartha searches for the ultimate reality and meaning of life. His journey takes him from the arms of a beautiful courtesan to monastic simplicity, from being a son to having his own son, and finally to the true beginning of his life beside a river where he ultimately finds wisdom.

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User Review  - Nataliec7 - LibraryThing

This is quite low down on my TBR's but I wanted a quick read as I'm going on holiday soon and have a whole set of books to take with me but wanted to start them whilst I was away! I liked this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

At first, I almost gave up on this book. Part One had me a bit perplexed, and to be honest, a bit bored. But Part Two picked up, and in the end, I was very glad I read this! Siddhartha goes through so ... Read full review

Contents

The Brahmins Son
With the Samanas
Gotama
Awakening
Part Two
Kamala
With the Childlike People
Samsara
The Ferryman
The Son
Om
Govinda
About the Author
About the Series
Copyright
About the Publisher

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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.

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