Siddhartha is a novel by Hermann Hesse that deals with the spiritual journey of an Indian man named Siddhartha during the time of the Buddha.
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The contrast in personality between Siddhartha and Govinda. They are actually two sides of the same sentient being, e.g., passive versus active.
Siddhartha is my favorite, but Vasudeva is not any less. Siddhartha personally experienced everything all the way through his life, but Vasudeva lent him a hand to make him realize what life is all about.
I did check out a few audible books narrated by Michael A. Smith. This is perhaps the best one. His soothing voice was very clear which made it extremely easy for me to follow the story. Most importantly, Michael's peaceful and neutral intonation imposed no unnecessary impression on me. Compared to all other versions of Siddhartha, this is by far the best!
There is no way that I can digest this much of information all at once.
Reading a book and listening to a book are really different. Michael has given his listeners an excellent performance.
The story is ok but the ending was so good! Worth reading just for that. Great narration too.
Without a doubt. This is an enduring masterpiece.
I have. This one was just as good, if not better.
This is a delightful story, and even though it lacks the monsters and gore and technology of more modern stories, it endures for a reason.
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