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Knulp: Three Tales from the Life of Knulp (Paperback)

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    Knulp is the eternal drifter, a true drop-out of an earlier time. Originally published in Germany in 1915, Knulp was Hermann Hesse's most popular book in the years before he published Demian. During the 1950's, the book was influential on Jack Kerouac author of "On the Road" and "The Dharma Bums" as well as othe Beat Generation authors.
    With profound understanding and sympathy, but also with some irony, Hesse portrays Knulp's life journey, his love affairs and his questioning of life. The novel reaches a final powerful climax when God reveals to Knulp that the purpose of his life was to bring a little nostalgia for freedom into the lives of ordinary men.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781478200208
    ISBN-10: 1478200200
    Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
    Publication Date: July 8th, 2012
    Pages: 98
    Language: English