Magister Ludi (The Bead Game)

New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1949).

Price: $30.00

Softcover. Reprint. Translated from the German original "Das Glasperlenspiel" by Mervyn Savill. Foreword by Eric Peters.
Near fine in lightly worn wrappers and spine with a few light stains and soiling on back cover. Novel largely responsible for bringing Hesse the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946.

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Magister Ludi (The Bead Game). Hermann HESSE.

Hermann Hesse
birth name: Hermann Hesse
born: 7/2/1877
died: 8/9/1962
nationality: Switzerland

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German novelist, poet, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, who principally deals with the individual's break with society to find spiritual fulfillment. With his appeal for self-realization and his celebration of Eastern mysticism, Hesse poshumously became a cult figure. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore