The Prodigy

The Prodigy

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This novel is based on Hesse's own experiences of a narrow and uncaring education. Hans Giebenrath is a gifted child and the victim of provincial ambitions. Sent to theological school, the imaginative boy is gradually driven to nervous collapse in a situation from which there seems to be no escape.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 12mm | 140.61g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • German
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0141182733
  • 9780141182735

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