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Siddhartha
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Once the preferred marching song of '60s hippies, Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha has returned to its rightful high niche in world literature. This translation by Susan Bernofsky highlights the unblemished clarity of Hesse's tale of spiritual sacrifice and awakening.
Once the preferred marching song of '60s hippies, Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha has returned to its rightful high niche in world literature. This translation by Susan Bernofsky highlights the unblemished clarity of Hesse's tale of spiritual sacrifice and awakening.
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Format: Textbook
ASIN: 9780553208849
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Edition language: English
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The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
4.0 Siddhartha
When I first started reading this book, I was under the impression that the book is based on the life of the Prince of Kapilvastu, Siddhartha, who later became known to the world as Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism which was the reason why I so wanted to read the book. Also, I was repeatedly r...
Love at First Write
Love at First Write rated it
3.0 Siddhartha
Soooooo Siddhartha (I shall call him Sid) his family is brahmin and he's living the good life searching for inner peace and enlightenment. After he thinks he's pretty much learned everything, he renounces his name, possessions, and family and leaves town with his bud Govinda (I shall be calling him ...
saugat
saugat rated it
4.0 Siddhartha
A story about Siddhartha's spiritual journey to find the truth and in the process himself. The enthralling journey takes him to saints, merchants, courtesan, ferryman, etc. With each acquaintance he learnt something which took him near to the truth. Short and concise novel and a classic.
megnorris
megnorris rated it
4.0 Siddhartha
This book gave me much more than I was expecting. I started reading it because a) it was free, and b) I saw it on a list of books that had been banned or challenged, and wanted to see why. I can only imagine it ever being challenged in the Bible belt maybe, with it's focus on a journey to Nirvana.Th...
Katiebabs Library of Books
Katiebabs Library of Books rated it
5.0 Siddhartha
One of the most beloved books I read while in high school.
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