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Herman Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Demian"

“…I do not consider myself less ignorant than most people. I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teachings my blood whispers to me … ; 222 more words

Random Notes

Cain and Abel

I mentioned in a previous post how I have an adoration for Hermann Hesse. His novel, Demian, is my favorite coming of age stories. It was published in German in 1919 and later translated. 834 more words

Self Discovery

Paths - Inspirational

In the mid–path of my life, I woke to find myself in a dark wood,’ writes Dante, in The Divine Comedy, beginning a quest that will lead to transformation and redemption. 261 more words

Sathya Sai Memories

1st update OZ

All good down under! Demi and filippa arrived as planned. Exhausted but alive! She slept 2 hours on the first flight and, was awake in Hong Kong! 77 more words


Book Review: Demian

Demian by Hermann Hesse is set to be another thought-provoking novel. What sets it apart from other novels is the extent of the philosophical approach Hesse can reach, even by simply narrating the childhood of a boy’s life. 510 more words