The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse and Clara Winston

The Glass Bead Game Paperback Jan 10 2005

By Hermann Hesse and Clara Winston
Paperback
$15.30 USD

The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature

Set in the 23rd century, The Glass Bead Game is the story of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game, which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy, which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi (Master of the Game).

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Picador USA
Publication date
Jan 10 2005
Language
English
Pages
558
ISBN-13
9780312278496
ISBN-10
0312278497
Weight
499g
Dimensions
140.0mm x 216.0mm