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Hermann Hesse


Germany (1877 - 1962)

aka Emil Sinclair

Counted among the leading thinkers of the twentieth century, Hermann Hesse was born in 1877. Rebelling against a stern monastic education, he worked as a locksmith and a bookseller before embarking on a 65-year writing career. Having travelled as far as India, he settled in Switzerland in 1911 in opposition to German militarism. Awarded the Nobel Prize in 1946, he died in 1962 aged eighty-five.
 
Novels
   Peter Camenzind (1904)
   Beneath the Wheel (1906)
     aka The Prodigy
   Gertrude (1910)
   Rosshalde (1914)
   Knulp (1915)
   Demian (1919) (as by Emil Sinclair)
   Klingsor's Last Summer (1920)
   Siddhartha (1922)
   Steppenwolf (1927)
   Narcissus and Goldmund (1930)
   The Journey to the East (1932)
   The Glass Bead Game (1943)
     aka Magister Ludi
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Hermann Hesse
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Short stories
A Man By the Name of Ziegler (1954)


Awards
Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (1946)