Journey to the East
By (author) Hermann Hesse
Normal Price: $29.25
Your Price: $26.32 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.92! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.32 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Journey to the East by Hermann Hesse
Book DescriptionIn simple, mesmerizing prose, Hermann Hesse's Journey to the East tells of a journey both geographic and spiritual. H.H., a German choirmaster, is invited on an expedition with the League, a secret society whose members include Paul Klee, Mozart, and Albertus Magnus. The participants traverse both space and time, encountering Noah's Ark in Zurich and Don Quixote at Bremgarten. The pilgrims' ultimate destination is the East, the "Home of the Light," where they expect to find spiritual renewal. Yet the harmony that ruled at the outset of the trip soon degenerates into open conflict. Each traveler finds the rest of the group intolerable and heads off in his own direction, with H.H. bitterly blaming the others for the failure of the journey. It is only long after the trip, while poring over records in the League archives, that H.H. discovers his own role in the dissolution of the group, and the ominous significance of the journey itself.
Buy Journey to the East book by Hermann Hesse from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780312421687
(210mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha, Paperback / softback (October 2016)View all books by Hermann Hesse
The classic tale of a Brahman's son in India as he follows his heart on his life's journey towards spiritual and philosophical wisdom.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Journey to the East book by Hermann Hesse and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse was born in Germany in 1877 and later became a citizen of Switzerland. As a Western man profoundly affected by the mysticism of Eastern thought, he wrote novels, stories, and essays bearing a vital spiritual force that has captured the imagination and loyalty of many generations of readers. His works include Steppenwolf, Narcissus and Goldmund, and The Glass Bead Game. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946. Hermann Hesse died in 1962.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687