DIFFERENT OFFER (this item listed here is DIFFERENT from the title and/or picture above. Please see description & pictures by BookGems before placing an order): Edition Penguin Modern Classics, 1985. English translation by W. J. Strachan. ISBN: 0-14-003755-1. PAPERBACK. 157 pages. Just tanning to paper edges. Other than that, the unread book remains in very good condition throughout. Text all clean, neat and tight. Prompt dispatch from UK.
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This novel is based on Hesse's own experiences of a narrow and uncaring education. Hans Giebenrath is a gifted child and the victim of provincial ambitions. Sent to theological school, the imaginative boy is gradually driven to nervous collapse in a situation from which there seems to be no escape.
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140037551