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Siddhartha : an Indian poem

Author: Hermann Hesse; Susan Bernofsky
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2008.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 2008 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008270754
(OCoLC)154799911
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Hesse; Susan Bernofsky
ISBN: 9780307423696 0307423697 1299243940 9781299243941
OCLC Number: 608486188
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 1 online resource (129 pages).
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Other Titles: Siddhartha.
Responsibility: Hermann Hesse ; a new translation by Susan Bernofsky ; introduction by Tom Robbins.

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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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