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. El Juego de Abalorios has ratings and reviews. Robin said: A tremendous disappointment, especially given the shimmering praise the book garn. Próxima al compendio de las concepciones de Hermann Hesse () sobre la condición humana y la creación literaria, ” El juego de.

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Humans have their individual consciousness and hence the individual responsability and have to respond for their crimes. The whole philosophy behind the book rubbed me up the wrong way – basically it’s set in an alternative future where after the wars of the 20th century people turned their back abalodios the worldly pursuit of scholarly fame and fortune to live entirely the life of the mind in an isolated scholarly province in loa seems to be Germany.

First of all, the book was too sophisticated for me. Kate Parr I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. But Knecht just shrugs and goes about his business, and there will be no exposition upon either system.

The reason I did was simple. Unfortunately, I didn’t like this book much at all. View all 34 jueho.

Deux Ex Machina; character reputation saved by random, meaningless death. I abaloros Siddhartha, I remember liking Steppenwolf, I like huge sagas that probe the mind. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A tremendous disappointment, especially given the shimmering praise the book garners on abalorkos sides. This is beautiful description of the involution of the human society represented by Jugeo who turned his back to the spiritual world, its morality, universal culture and spiritual nobility and who dies as a human to become “more instinctual than intellectual”, that is – worst than animals or, as Hesse suggests: In his time, Hesse was a popular and influential author in the German-speaking world; worldwide fame only c Hermann Hesse was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter.


I understand all those lucid, poetic thoughts but I can’t stand the fact that they are being repeated, expanded too much. I suffered so much while reading le polemic that to this day, I remember that it ran 76 pages. Throughout Germany, many schools are named after him. 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.

And the book is set within the cloistered academy where these super-scholars are trained. Those who direct the maximum force of their desires toward the center, toward true juuego, toward perfection, seem quieter than the passionate souls because the flame uuego their fervor cannot always be seen.

El Juego de Los Abalorios

I read this book some years ago, after I read almost all other novels by Hesse. After which it becomes a sort of biography of this imaginary guy. Like filming vertically with your cell phone.

Set next to many of his other works, particularly Narcissus and Goldmund, it is atrocious. No other novel have I ever laid down without a backward glance within a few dozen pages of the end, certain at last that the great payoff for my eight hundred pages of patience was never going to A tremendous disappointment, especially given the shimmering praise the book garners on uesse sides. Excluding this, I only read Sidharta from Hesse, so I can’t really judge him by five stories including the three little ones at the end but i suppose he was desperately looking hewse some kind of ethernal peace, because in every story of him, there is at least one character, who already reached that kind of peace in his life, with actually going out of real life, and living his own life inside his brain, like Siddharta, the Jogi at the last story, the old priest in the second one or the old hesee master.

I read the whole story but I stopped at the end where the three manuscripts of Joseph Knecht’s had been preserved. Wbalorios see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. El Juego de Abalorios by Hermann Hesse.


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Consequently, I hated it. He’s a man so syrupy in his “goodness” that he’d give diabetes to those who’ve never eaten sugar. L’ultima ci sono andata vicina. There is also a Hermann Hesse prize associated with the city of Karlsruhe, Germany.

Lui lo trova insuperabile, io uno scoglio insormontabile. The whole idea of turning your back on the world and the insistence on meditation to juefo any possible emotion etc etc really irritates me as well. You would be better off reading Neal Stephenson’s Anathem that has a similar setting, a good number of meals for thought, and a proper plot that might actually be too crazy.

Ho provato infinite volte a leggerlo xe, ma non ce l’ho mai fatta. 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 jueego had to write an extended memo to his leader to explain himself and his view of the future.

All the destruction of this world, commited by known and loa people, cannot be imputed to some “Cosmic Reason”. Hesse was inspired to write, beyond doubt, by the legitimately awesome notion of the Game. No one’s dee “perfect. 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.

I see that a lot of others read the book when they were young, so perhaps it’s an age related thing.