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Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.

This allegorical novel, set in sixth-century India around the time of the Buddha, follows a young man on his search for enlightenment.

This edition includes:
-A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
-A chronology of the author's life and work
-A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
-An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
-Detailed explanatory notes
-Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
-Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
-A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

About The Author

Hermann Hesse (1877–1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best-known works include SteppenwolfSiddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, which explore an individual's search for spirituality outside society.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (July 15, 2008)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416561484

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