Demian

Demian

The Story of Emil Sinclair’s Youth


Translator: Damion Searls
Foreword by: James Franco
Introduction by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143106784
  • 176 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A powerful new translation of Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse’s masterpiece of youthful rebellion—with a foreword and cover art by James Franco
 
A young man awakens to selfhood and to a world of possibilities beyond the conventions of his upbringing in Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse’s beloved novel Demian. Emil Sinclair is a quiet boy drawn into a forbidden yet seductive realm of petty crime and defiance. His guide is his precocious, mysterious classmate Max Demian, who provokes in Emil a search for self-discovery and spiritual fulfillment. A brilliant psychological portrait, Demian is given new life in this translation, which together with James Franco’s personal and inspiring foreword will bring a new generation to Hesse’s widely influential coming-of-age novel.

Demian

Demian

Hermann Hesse, Translator: Damion Searls, Foreword by: James Franco, Introduction by: Ralph Freedman

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