Results 1 – 30 of Juego de abalorios by Hesse, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 30 of 89 EL JUEGO DE LOS ABALORIOS by HESSE, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The Glass Bead Game (German: Das Glasperlenspiel) is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse. It was begun in and published in.

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A waste of time. The two fundamental failures in the book are its main character and its abbalorios device, the Game itself. I endured and hoped that when the real book got going I would find myself on dry land, ready to jog. I didn’t like this book for several reasons.

I fear that whatever Hesse reacted to in hrsse s has long faded from view. The rules of the game are only alluded to—they are so sophisticated that they are not easy to imagine.

There is absolutely no story dynamic. In the end, it feels like Hesse really wanted to write a book on philosophy, and somehow thought he needed to bolt that onto a weak story to make it work. The Foreword by T. He goes to some meetings, meets people and studies.


Retrieved from ” https: Throughout Germany, many schools are named after him. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Spiritual texts masquerading as novels are probably not for me.

If there’s one thing about fiction I dislike it is not “getting” the point. When I discovered that the book does not include female characters of any substance, I did not read beyond the one hundredth page. Of course there was a progression in his thinking and his relation to Kastalia, but honestly, they always came without any sign, and I really would have loved if there had been more details about the things, happenings or talks that led him to change his mind.

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Inthe Calwer Hermann-Hesse-Preis was founded, which is awarded every two years, alternately to a German-language literary journal or to the translator of Hesse’s work to a foreign language. The best poems were by no means the ones in which the poet tried hard to give form to a theory or truth, but the ones in which the poet’s temperament, his capacity for love, his sincerity, humanitarianism, and deep respectability, found expression. So, here is my opinion- this is a dull drab affair in which nothing happens.

An elaborately wrapped present with no gift inside. If the War Goes On The cream of the intellectual crop are sent here as kids, separated from the outside world and their families.

Set next to many of his other works, particularly Narcissus and Goldmund, it is atrocious. Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse.


Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. But Hesse wanted it to crown a towering edifice, worthy of the sense of weight and magnitude that judgo, in fact, only the subject of the idea rather than its dimensions. The plot chronicles Knecht’s education as a youth, his decision to join the order, his mastery of the Game, and his advancement in the order’s hierarchy to eventually become Magister Ludithe executive officer of the Castalian Order’s game administrators.

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Within this system, all concepts are encoded on beads, and it seems any of them can meaningfully combine with any other, such that wild new ideas emerge in the interplay. August 31, Sold by: Hermann Hesse is certainly monomaniacal in his contemplations of human nature but the GBG is entirely recycled material presented with all the finesse of an expository sledgehammer.

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