El Juego de Abalorios has ratings and reviews. Darwin8u said: “No permanence is ours; we are a waveThat flows to fit whatever form it finds. 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. Results 1 – 30 of Juego de abalorios by Hesse, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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El juego de los abalorios / The Glass Bead Game

It begins with a long introductory chapter about Castalia and its history before proceeding abaalorios most of the length of the book with the biography of Knecht. August 31, Sold by: Not Enabled Screen Reader: But, at its heart, it isn’t an anti-Fascist book.

In honoring him in its Award Ceremony Speech, the Swedish Academy said that the novel “occupies a special position” in Hesse’s work. By which I mean: Reading this seemingly prose-heavy book felt effortless.

It was as if by becoming a musician and Music Master he had chosen music as one of the ways towards man’s highest goal, inner freedom, purity, perfection, and as though ever since making abalodios choice he had done nothing by let hermannn by more and more permeated, transformed, purified by music A tremendous disappointment, especially given the shimmering praise the book garners on all sides.

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Mervyn SavillRichard and Clara Winston This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Modern day physicists have the same dream in the form of a Theory of Everything, and even that idea is often challenged within the Physics community.

Put that nice scholarly analysis after the story, not before. He is a little too mystic and spiritual for my taste. Als ich “Das Glasperlenspiel” jetzt zur Hand nahm, war ich also sehr gespannt darauf, denn ich hatte mich mit der Handlung bisher gar nicht auseinandergesetzt. They assiduously learned to drive automobiles, to play difficult card games and lose themselves in crossword puzzles – or they faced death, fear, pain, and hunger almost without defenses, could no longer accept the consolations of the churches, and could obtain no useful advice from Reason.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Like some of Ayn Rand’s novels, the characters bloviate endlessly ujego their metaphysics. Set in the future the 25th CenturyHesse’s book describes a world that has miraculously managed to stop fighting, watching cruddy TV, and listening to gossip as vicariously as it does now I’m told I’m not allowed to call this book “pretentious hogwash”, so I won’t.

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In guangzhou, cantonese is mo popular, but in the campus, madarin hess the main language. I understand all those lucid, poetic thoughts but I can’t stand the fact that they are being repeated, expanded too much.

I did like having Knecht’s re incarnations be outside of time.

They provided a legitimate channel for the creative urge of youth. In the meanwhile I read other reviews on this book, and I think I ought to give this book a retry. The whole idea of turning your back on the world and the insistence on meditation to control any possible emotion etc etc really irritates me as well.

But I was disappointed. The Glass Bead Game is a design that is supposed to move this story forward, that is supposed to be the gravitational pull at the center of the book that all the words orbit around.

yesse One of my favourite books. One example, perhaps, of a specific bead that represents something from the science of biology; what is written or drawn on the bead?


I found it a most peaceful and delightful book, but then a society who reveres learning and scholarly study is my idea of heaven! To ask other readers questions about El Juego de Abaloriosplease sign up.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Spiritual texts masquerading as novels are probably not for me. There is also a Hermann Hesse prize associated with the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. Hesse’s fascination with jhego mysticism is apparent and the undercurrents of self-abnegation and asceticism as foundations of truth appear, ironically, somewhat pedantic.

He is aiming for more. The Glass Bead Game of the title is a pointless exercise where they try to weave together all the world’s knowledge in some sort of trivial exhibition. Has Rowling read Hesse?

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What is this bullshit? Dec 30, I don’t know it was like it had this epically amazing idea. Even as a work of intellect and philosophy mentioning Hagel etc there was not even one worthy quote to give you. Great book – tiny typeface impossible to read This novel should normally run around pages, but the publisher has managed to squeeze it into less than pages by making the typeface so tiny smaller than the small print on food labels that reading it would require either a magnifying glass or superhuman vision.

And also reading more by Hesse.