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Towards the end, he paints a self-portrait that really comes to life. Published April 1st by Insel, Frankfurt first published Want to Read saving…. I lehzter desire and can kliingsors myself in others; I can listen for an echo, demand a mirror, seek pleasure, and all that can look like love.

Veraguth is trapped in a loveless marriage, Klingsor is a free-spirit living an excessive life on the brink of disaster. I especially like the weaving in of real historical figures into fiction.

First US edition, publ. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Learn how your comment data is processed. The words themselves flow beautifully, which for a translation is a feat of merit before you reach the richness of this succulent story. Refresh and klungsors again. Inspired by the natural beauty of Ticino and seeking anot In the final stage of his life, Hermann Hesse chose to live in Montagnola in the Italian-speaking Swiss canton of Ldtzter.

Klingsors letzter Sommer

He hated and despised himself, and this hatred came over him, when the time was ripe, as involuntary and letzzter as love and trustfulness at other times.


I think it helps to understand others of his stories and novels. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It is and I acknowledge the word doesn’t come close to describing the story. Views Read Edit View history.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Some great sentences as always. Here too, I liked the descriptions.

Yes, I read the Zeller one. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? You Should love it. For example, in the novella Lugano is rendered as Legzter. He sat in judgment on himself while his deepest self knew that all judgment was wrong and foolish.

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Hesse’s first great novel, “Peter Camenzind”, was received enthusiastically by young Germans desiring a different and more “natural” way of life at the time of great economic and technological progress in the country.

The former has a frivolous and optimistic outlook, whereas the latter has a dour and pessimistic one. If only you did not talk, did not make simple things complicated, did not turn your soul inside out. Armen Yeganyan rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Sometimes I think some things must have been better but certainly not for women.

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The story is set in the Ticino region, the Italian part of Switzerland. Your comment about his painting with words sold me, along with the descriptions of the landscape — I love that area of Switzerland. Thanks for co-hosting this event with Karen. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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I shall no doubt have to track down a biography! It is sad what happened to his wife. Written over the course of a klinvsors weeks in July and Augustit was published in December in the Deutsche Rundschau.


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That was how it was. Now he was in the trough again, still fighting, still secretly hoping, but gravely injured. But you must play your part and sing a song, one of your best. I hope you get to see that part of Switzerland. Thanks Caroline — his life obviously warrants more exploration! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: But the Ticino setting sounds lovely — I have friends who have a house there and spent Easter once with them, completely fell in love with the place.

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I found it difficult in places. This is definitely one of my favourite Hesse books. Life would go on. But you must play your part and sing a song, one of your best.

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But everything he dreaded he likewise desired and longed for at the same time. Lists with This Book. Again and again and again he would experience the grace and blessing, and again and again the accursed contrary.