The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse

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In an unspecified future symbolic world of the twenty-third century, Joseph Knecht achieves and rejects his long-sought ideal of uniting thought and action in isolated Castalia, where scholar-players of the Glass Bead Game perpetuate all spiritual values, in a new edition of the Nobel laureate's final novel. Reprint.

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The 1603rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 57th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  2. - 92nd on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)

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