Steppenwolf

By Hermann Hesse


Steppenwolf is a poetical self-portrait of a man who felt himself to be half-human and half-wolf. This Faust-like and magical story is evidence of Hesse’s searching philosophy and extraordinary sense of humanity as he tells of the humanization of a middle-aged misanthrope. Yet this novel can also be seen as a plea for rigorous self-examination and …


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Genre: Fiction

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Has a fantastical realism that pierces to the bottom of the psyche. I've re-read and re-read this sucker every five years.