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Stories of Five Decades by Hermann Hesse (1974 UK Edition Paperback)


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Very Good condition used 1974 UK Paperback Edition.

Published by Jonathan Cape, London.
Author: Hermann Hesse.
Edited with introduction: Theodore Ziolkowski.
Translators: Ralph Manheim & Denver Lindley.
Jacket Design: Alan Tunbridge.
ISBN: 0224010816.
Approx. dims: 215mm h x 140mm w x 30mm d.

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Stories of Five Decades by Hermann Hesse

Condition and Description:

Very Good condition used 1974 UK Paperback Edition.

Published by Jonathan Cape, London.
Author: Hermann Hesse.
Edited with introduction: Theodore Ziolkowski.
Translators: Ralph Manheim and Denver Lindley.
Jacket Design: Alan Tunbridge.
ISBN: 0224010816.
Approx. dims: 215mm h x 140mm w x 30mm d.

Intact clean condition pictorial covers with slight rubbing and slight signs of handling. Intact spine. Cover illustration continues/ wraps around spine. 328 clean slightly tanned inside pages of English text, no inscriptions. Page ends tanned. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of Stories of Five Decades by Hermann Hesse:

(First English translation published in 1972 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, NY, USA)

A collection of 23 short stories written during 1899-1948, 20 here translated for the first time:

The Island Dream (1899)
Incipit vita nova (1899)
To Frau Gertrud (1899)
November Night (1901)
The Marble Workd (1904)
The Latin Scholar (1906)
The Wolf (1907)
Walter Kompff (1908)
The Field Devil (1908)
Chagrin d’Amour (1908)
A Man by the Name of Ziegler (1908)
The Homecoming (1909)
The City (1910)Robert Aghion (1913)
The Cyclone (1913)
From the Childhood of St. Francis of Assisi (1919)
Inside and Outside (1920)
Tragic (1923)
Dream Journeys (1927)
Harry, the Steppenwolf (1928)
An Evening with Dr. Faust (1929)
Edmund (1934)
The Interrupted Class (1948)

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