By Hermann Hesse
With its mix of japanese mysticism and Western tradition, Hesse's best-known and such a lot autobiographical paintings is one in all literature's so much poetic evocations of the soul's trip to liberation
Harry Haller is a tragic and lonely determine, a reclusive highbrow for whom lifestyles holds no pleasure. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational guy inside of himself with out surrendering to the bourgeois values he despises. His existence adjustments dramatically whilst he meets a girl who's his contrary, the carefree and elusive Hermine. the story of the Steppenwolf culminates within the surreal Magic Theater―For Madmen Only!
Originally released in English in 1929, Steppenwolf 's knowledge maintains to talk to our souls and marks it as a vintage of contemporary literature.