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Soul of the Age: Selected Letters of Hermann Hesse, 1891-1962.

Hesse, Hermann.

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ISBN 10: 0374126127 / ISBN 13: 9780374126124
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1991
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A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Throughout his life, Herman Hesse was a devoted letter writer. He corresponded, not just with friends and family, but also with his readers. From his letters home from the seminary at age fourteen, to his last letters, written days before his death at eighty-five, this selection gives a sense of the author of some of the most widely read books of the century.This volume collects nearly 300 letters written by Hesse beginning at age 14 when he was in a seminary to those written just days before his death. Bookseller Inventory # 24979

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Title: Soul of the Age: Selected Letters of Hermann...

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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Throughout his life, Herman Hesse was a devoted letter writer. He corresponded, not just with friends and family, but also with his readers. From his letters home from the seminary at age fourteen, to his last letters, written days before his death at eighty-five, this selection gives a sense of the author of some of the most widely read books of the century.

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Hermann Hesse was born in Germany in 1877 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. His works include Steppenwolf, Narcissus and Goldmund, and T he Glass Bead Game. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946. Hermann Hesse died in 1962.

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