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Wandering

Wandering

by Hermann Hesse

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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This is the first British edition of the synthesis of prose, poetry and watercolour sketches which was one of Hesse's favourite books.

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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.


Due to the good notices that Hesse received for one of his earlier works, Lauscher, the publisher Samuel Fischer became interested in Hesse and, with the novel Peter Camenzind,which appeared first as a pre-publication in 1903 and then as a regular printing by Fischer in 1904, came a breakthrough: from now on, Hesse could make a living as a writer. The novel became popular throughout Germany. Sigmund Freud "praised Peter Camenzind as one of his favourite readings".

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