Narcissus and Goldmund

Narcissus and Goldmund

Hermann Hesse


Hesse's novel of 2 medieval males, one quietly  content together with his faith and monastic existence, the  other in fervent seek of extra worldly salvation.  This clash among flesh and spirit, between  emotional and contemplative guy, used to be a lifestyles research for  Hesse. it's a topic that transcends all time.  The Hesse Phenomenon "has changed into a vogue,  the style right into a torrent. . .He has appealed both  to. . . an underground and to an institution. .  .and to the disillusioned younger sharing his contempt  for our industrial  civilization."--The ny instances e-book Review

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