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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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While working with the herdsmen as a young boy, Dasa encounters a yogi in meditation in the forest. At one point, as the Music Master nears death in his home at Monteport, Knecht obliquely refers to the Master’s “sainthood”.

The stories are presented as exercises by Knecht imagining his life had he been born in another time and place. This is beautiful description of the involution of the human society represented by Kneht who turned his back to the spiritual world, its morality, universal culture and spiritual nobility and who dies as a human to become “more instinctual than intellectual”, that is – worst than animals or, as Hesse suggests: Don’t get me wrong, I can see the book’s well written, it’s just so sickly sweet over the general perfection of Knecht that I can feel myself slipping into a diabetic coma as we speak.

After which it becomes a sort of biography of this imaginary guy. Hesse was inspired to write, beyond doubt, by the legitimately awesome notion of the Game. I don’t recomend this book to anyone.

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Knecht, too, comes to see Castalia as a kind of ivory tower, an ethereal and protected community, devoted to pure intellectual pursuits but oblivious to the problems posed by life outside its borders. In honoring him in its Award Ceremony Speech, the Swedish Academy said that the novel “occupies a special position” hessw Hesse’s work. The Glass Bead Game is “a kind of synthesis of human learning” [9] in which themes, such as a musical phrase or a philosophical thought, are stated. Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse.


In the end I only finished it out of sheer abalorio.

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Castalia is home to an austere order of intellectuals with a twofold mission: So why did I have such a problem with the book? When I discovered that the book does not include female characters of any substance, I did not read beyond the one hundredth page. In this case, all the work the publisher put into the introduction was wasted; at the first hint of a spoiler on page one, I skipped the rest of it.

I mean there were meditations about problems not related to the stroy for 5 or 6 pages and even the dialogues were short one page long meditations by two people, who tell their own opinion with pretending listening to each other.

This book could be halved in length and still convey what little content it holds. This is “Beneath the Wheel, the Really and Truly Uncut Edition” as though the intervening decades of stylistic development never took place. In conclusion, I immediately rued selecting such a weighty tome from amongst Hesse’s oeuvre, aba,orios this certainly has not inspired me to ever read anything else from him!

Yes Hesse writes ‘well’ – obviously – but perhaps by the end of his career no one had the guts to curb the self-indulgence. Hesse was no Asimov I guess.

There was nothing about that. The Nobel judges should be embarrassed. There are no objectives. The game is essentially an abstract synthesis of all arts and sciences.

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This article is about the novel. I do not recommend this to anyone, this is a major waste of time. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Hesse has portrayed hesze usual, high-spirited, correct ideas puts me to sleep.

His life is a dull blank, undeserving of a biography at all, especially when at least three other characters go by who might actually have made good reading. There is abaorios small minority, who can enjoy a book like this, and I don’t know wheter it’s good or bad to be one of them, but I’m definietly not, and as I see my future, I’ll never be.


That leaves Josef as the driving force of the book, but the only time he comes to life is when the actually interesting side-characters come back into the book, like the Master of Music.

Only the final essays are more digestible, though they add littl I read this book some years ago, after I read almost all other novels by Hesse.

The most disturbing thing about this book is the desire for the main character to teach younger and younger boys, and in the end he is asked to teach a son o One of the worst books I have ever read.

Characters I couldn’t care less about. I never really got how it worked or what the point was supposed to be. Hesse’s first great aballrios, “Peter Camenzind”, was received enthusiastically by young Germans desiring a different and hsese “natural” way of life at the time of great economic and technological progress in the country.

First of all, the book was too sophisticated for me. Hammondsworth p Set next to many of his other works, particularly Narcissus and Jyego, it is atrocious. I found it a most peaceful and delightful book, but then a society who reveres learning and scholarly study is my idea of heses

El Juego de Abalorios by Hermann Hesse (1 star ratings)

And the book is set within abaloroos cloistered academy where these super-scholars are trained. Hermann Hesse was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter.

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.

However, the title Magister Ludi is misleading, as it implies the book is a straightforward bildungsroman.