Narcissus and Goldmund

Author(s): Hermann Hesse

Fiction

"Narcissus and Goldmund "is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has devoted himself solely to scholarly and spiritual pursuits. One of his students is the sensual, restless Goldmund, who is immediately drawn to his teacher's fierce intellect and sense of discipline. When Narcissus persuades the young student that he is not meant for a life of self-denial, Goldmund sets off in pursuit of aesthetic and physical pleasures, a path that leads him to a final, unexpected reunion with Narcissus.

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General Fields

  • : 9780312421670
  • : Saint Martin's Press Inc.
  • : Saint Martin's Press Inc.
  • : January 2005
  • : 216mm X 140mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hermann Hesse
  • : Paperback
  • : 833.912
  • : 315