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In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near dispair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of life - the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace and, finally, wisdom.

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"Filled with timeless truths and told so" "beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of "Siddhartha "that offers greater authenticity than any other translation--while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose."-- "Branches of Light"

" Filled with timeless truths and told so" "beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of "Siddhartha "that offers greater authenticity than any other translation— while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose." — "Branches of Light"

"Filled with timeless truths and told so " "beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of "Siddhartha "that offers greater authenticity than any other translation—while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose."— "Branches of Light "

"Filled with timeless truths and told so ""beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of "Siddhartha "that offers greater authenticity than any other translation--while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose."-- "Branches of Light "

"Filled with timeless truths and told so " "beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of "Siddhartha "that offers greater authenticity than any other translation while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose." "Branches of Light ""

"Filled with timeless truths and told so beautifully with images that burn deep into your being, Hesse's novel speaks powerfully to every generation of spiritual seekers. . . . A fresh translation of Siddhartha that offers greater authenticity than any other translation--while still preserving the unique beauty of the original prose."-- Branches of Light

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Blends elements of psychoanalysis and Asian religions to probe an Indian aristocrat's efforts to renounce sensual and material pleasures and discover ultimate spiritual truths.

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