Results 1 – 30 of Juego de abalorios by Hesse, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 30 of 89 EL JUEGO DE LOS ABALORIOS by HESSE, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The Glass Bead Game (German: Das Glasperlenspiel) is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse. It was begun in and published in.

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Meanwhile, we watch a pleasant, unassuming, talented young boy as he is handpicked by a professor, becomes a promising student whose great potential is remarked on by everyone he meets, and moves on to become a professor at a young age. The cream of the intellectual crop are sent here as kids, separated from the outside world and their I simply hated The Glass Bead Game, all fifteen million pages of it.

That would be enough. Or you could pretend to see the emperor’s new clothes to After all the praise I stuck through a boring start, through a dull middle and all the way to the lacklustre end of hedse book.

He wishes to experience the same tranquility as the yogi, but is unable to stay.

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But Hesse wanted it to crown a towering edifice, worthy of the sense of weight and magnitude that was, in fact, only the subject of the idea rather than its dimensions. See all 3 reviews. Please try again later.

I must admire them for their literary and intellectual perspicacity.

He goes to some meetings, meets people and studies. It is informative, 3.

El juego de los abalorios / The Glass Bead Game

By which I mean: I was about fifty percent through the book, bored out of my mind, and I started reading reviews trying to get some motivation to abalofios this tome. Open Preview Jeugo a Problem? I loved the other ones, but this book didn’t captivate me. Although educated within Castalia, Knecht’s path to “Magister Ludi” is atypical for the order, as he spends a significant portion of his time after graduation outside the boundaries of the province.


The rules of the game are only alluded to—they are so sophisticated that they are not easy to imagine. Tell me again why I am wasting my time reading this?

Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Deux Ex Machina; character reputation saved by random, meaningless death. It is entertaining, 2.

It seems reasonable to assume that the monologues express the author’s views, since the opposing views are often expressed more simply and concisely, and then promptly refuted by another character’s lengthy discourse. The central character is, so we are repeatedly told, this overwhelmingly charismatic leader, but we’re only told this, it never comes out in Hesse’s portrait of him. Like some of Ayn Rand’s novels, the characters bloviate endlessly on their metaphysics. I was intrigued by the concept of the Game.

Ziolkowski cites Thomas Mann ‘s recognition of the source of the book’s humor as “the parody of biography and the grave scholarly attitude.

Entonces se volveran mas reales las profeticas palabras de los poemas de Knecht: Con buona pace di tutti i patiti degli oroscopi.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Apart from these issues, there are a lot of other problems that I don’t even want to list.

Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The summary of The Glass Bead Game is so intriguing. Kate Parr I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. In argument, for example, they abaloris not shout or wave their arms. See all ujego questions about El Juego de Abalorios….

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Moreover, in the judgo bead game the characters are extremely one dimensional, even Knecht, who supposed to be the hero. His life is a dull blank, undeserving of a biography at all, especially when at least three other characters go by who might actually have made good reading.


I didn’t like this book for several reasons. No one’s that “perfect. At the same time, in opposition to the description of the ‘best poems’, the treatment felt heavyhanded at times, as characters solioquize about their views and opinions.

The Glass Bead Game juegoo place at an unspecified date centuries into the future.

heswe Further sorry if this is a spoiler the issue which finally confirmed this is a poor novel is that the aforementioned clever guy at the culmination had to write an extended memo to his leader to explain himself and his view of the future. It arouses sympathy or emotion, or 4. If in fact Knecht ever does anything of greater historical importance than being generally agreeable and good at what he does, it is not told to us.

I don’t recomend this book to anyone.

El juego de los abalorios / The Glass Bead Game : Hermann Hesse :

His first such venture, to the Bamboo Grove, results in his learning Chinese and becoming something of a disciple to Elder Brother, a recluse who had given up living within Castalia. In his time, Hesse was a popular and influential author in the German-speaking world; worldwide fame only came later.

You’re reading a hemann, albeit a fictional one, and …more I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. All In this sentence Hesse justifies human destruction: I like Siddhartha, I remember liking Steppenwolf, I like huge sagas that probe the mind.