Title : Das Glasperlenspiel
Format : Paperback
Pages : 578 pages
Publisher : Hermann Hesse
Language : English
ISBN : 9780312278496

The final novel of Hermann Hesse The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literatureSet in the twenty third century The Glass Bead Game is the story of Joseph Knecht who has been raised in Castalia the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish Since childhood Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game which reuires a synthesis of aesthetics and philosophy which he achieves in adulthood becoming a Magister Ludi Master of the Game