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El juego de los abalorios o El juego de abalorios (título completo: El juego de los abalorios. Ensayo de biografía de Josef Knecht, ‘magister ludi’, seguido de los. The Paperback of the El juego de los abalorios by Hermann Hesse at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Title: El Juego de Los Abalorios. Publisher: Continental Book Co. Publication Date: Binding: Paperback. Book Condition: New. About this title. Synopsis.

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Retrieved from ” https: However, if after a hundred pages, the language and descriptions haven’t grabbed you, then there’s probably nothing that follows that will. Knecht has composed a complex exercise in advance, and now abalorio other players are just acting it out, perhaps filling in some details at their own discretion but abiding by a predetermined structure.

I was disappointed when I re-read this book. Glass bead players don’t create, they merely ruminate.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Students of the Order, most often, renounce marriage. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for your guidance. Kate Parr I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. I’m ashamed to say I’ve only read one book on this list – Ulysses – and enjoyed it.

Shipping and handling This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Furthermore, from the pedagogic point of view the Lives were not a bad idea at all. A pupil of that type falsifies the whole meaning of pedagogy as service. Only a few days later, the story ends abruptly with Knecht drowning in a mountain lake while attempting to follow Tito on a swim for which Knecht was unfit.


As with The Game: And then he gets old; along the way he meets some people and has some conversations. Although I did laugh and once cry while reading the second of the short stories which is my favourite part of the whole book, apart from the ending of the main part of the text.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Supported by the government those enrolled or encumbered in Castalia have in some way sworn to dedicate themselves to maintaining its well ordered hierarchy.

Hesse’s universal language manages to bring even the seemingly formless domain of music into dialogue with the most formal of disciplines, like mathematics, and to reveal their relations as parts of a larger systematic whole.

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Jun 17, Ben Winch rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sadly, Hesse himself lacks this great ability, making his critiques less grand than his subject. Hesse is a bit more sensible and admits that once you have east, then you have to have west, and perhaps north and south too, that these things are separate, distinct and an inseparable whole all at the same time and that such a scheme can be carried across to analogous situations, which possibly can be represented in a Game which despite being the title of the book, is never explicitly described.

And the more ambient suspense the author generates by promising a brilliant reality, without ever showing even a flickering corner of it, the worse the bland filler starts to smell when it all gets stale. I found it a most peaceful and delightful book, but then a society who reveres learning and scholarly study is my idea of heaven!


Incidentally, there was a rather considerable amount of students who not only more or less believed in the idea of reincarnation, but also in the truth of their own fictional Lives.

The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse

Whether in the idea of the game itself, or in the relationship between Castalia and the outside hwsse, Or in Joseph Knechts relationships with others like plinio Designori, this novel is steeped in Hegelian dialectics.

Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse. But why these three lives For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program hwrmann and conditions – opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery Delivery: Get an immediate offer.

If you want something to touch your soul read Siddhartha. Sep 08, Stephen P rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This article is about the novel.

It lacks anything sensual, experiential and personal and so is incomplete. Yet it is hard to reconcile this deep satire with the general tone of the work.