The Glass Bead Game

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Author(s): Hermann Hesse
Original Publish Date: Dec 06, 2002
Product Number: EB00095206
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466835023
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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Description

The Glass Bead Game, for which Hesse won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, is the author's last and crowning achievement, the most imaginative and prophetic of all his novels. Setting the story in the distant postapocalyptic future, Hesse tells of an elite cult of intellectuals who play an elaborate game that uses all the cultural and scientific knowledge of the Ages. The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature. This edition features a Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski that places the book in the full context of Hesse's thought.

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Author(s): Hermann Hesse
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Product Number Z100019037
Released: Dec 01, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792759461

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