Hermann Hesse
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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) was born in Germany and later became a citizen of Switzerland. As a Western man profoundly affected by the mysticism of Eastern thought, he wrote many novels, stories, and essays that bear a vital spiritual force that has captured the imagination and loyalty of many generations of readers. In 1946, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature for The Glass Bead Game.
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    • Siddhartha

    • By: Hermann Hesse, Joachim Neugroschel - translator
    • Narrated by: Firdous Bamji
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
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    A young man, blessed with loving parents and a safe home leaves this haven in search of himself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting to Listen

    • By Ramanujam on 07-23-08

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Siddhartha

    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Michael Scott
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Siddhartha, born the son of a Brahmin, was blessed in wealth, appearance, intelligence and charisma. In order to find meaning in life, he discarded...

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Steppenwolf

    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Peter Weller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 949
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 737
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 736

    Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual for whom life holds no joy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Save this Hesse novel for your midlife crisis.

    • By Darwin8u on 03-02-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Siddhartha

    • By: Hermann Hesse, Gunther Olesch - translator, Anke Dreher - translator, and others
    • Narrated by: David Cross
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    In Siddhartha, Herman Hesse conveys a very profound message for all those who seek meaning in their lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not THAT David Cross

    • By OrangeCounty on 02-09-18

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Demian

    • The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth
    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    Here is the dramatic story of young, docile Emil Sinclair's descent into a secret and dangerous world of petty crime and revolt against convention....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Demian

    • By Debra on 12-08-08
    • The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth
    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 08-13-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 255 ratings

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Narcissus and Goldmund

    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite of Hesse's novels, wonderfully read.

    • By David on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Siddhartha

    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Ulrich Matthes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ein Buch, dessen Tiefe in der kunstvoll einfachen und klaren Sprache verborgen liegt...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book. Great Narration.

    • By Spike12 on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $12.49

    • Siddhartha's Brain

    • Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
    • By: James Kingsland
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Siddhartha's Brain shows how meditative and Buddhist practices anticipated the findings of modern neuroscience....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By C. Rosky on 05-11-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Siddhartha (Spanish Edition)

    • By: Hermann Hesse, Juan José del Solar Bardelli - traductor
    • Narrated by: Horacio Mancilla
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    La historia de Buda novelada por Herman Hesse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • El río me ha enseñado que todo regresa

    • By Mario on 06-08-17

    Regular price: $10.39

    • The Seasons of the Soul

    • The Poetic Guidance and Spiritual Wisdom of Hermann Hesse
    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Ludwig Max Fischer, Andrew Harvey
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Vowing at an early age "to be a poet or nothing at all", Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study ....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A hidden Jem

    • By Lowball on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $6.95

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