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Siddhartha (Kobo eBook)

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Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life but soon becomes restless and discards it for pleasures of the flesh. He is quickly bored and sickened by the unending lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, he 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, wisdomHermann Hesse’s beautiful rendition of the journey of a young man during the times of the great Gautam Buddha is not just an evocative piece of art but also a work of mystery offered to the reader to solve for himself.Hermann Karl Hesse was a Germanborn Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His bestknown works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual’s search for authenticity, selfknowledge and spirituality. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946.