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The Glass Bead Game

by Hermann Hesse

In the remote kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the twenty-third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge-of maths, music, philosophy, science and art. Intrigued as school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult. As Knecht fulfils his life-long quest he must contend with unexpected dilemmas and the longing for life beyond the ivory tower.

544 pages.

ISBN: 9780099283621

€ 13.75 

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Date of Publication: 06/07/2000

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