Beneath The Wheel by Hermann Hesse

"Beneath The Wheel" follows the story of Hans Giebenrath, a talented and ambitious young student who is sent to a prestigious boarding school. As he becomes consumed by the pressures of academic success and the expectations of his teachers and parents, Hans gradually loses touch with his own desires and passions. The novel explores themes of conformity, the damaging effects of excessive pressure, and the consequences of sacrificing one's individuality for societal approval.

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