This profile celebrates the life and works of Hermann Hesse. All of the works listed here are in the public domain. This profile is maintained by the Wattpad Ambassadors.

Hermann Karl Hesse (2 July 1877 - 9 August 1962) was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter.

His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge, and spirituality.
In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Ticino, Switzerland
  • JoinedMay 30, 2017


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SIDDHARTHA (Completed) by HermannHesse
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Siddhartha is a novel by Hermann Hesse that deals with the spiritual journey of self-discovery of a man named...
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STEPPENWOLF (Completed) by HermannHesse
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Steppenwolf (originally Der Steppenwolf) is the tenth novel by German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse. Originally...
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DEMIAN (Completed) by HermannHesse
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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth is a Bildungsroman by Hermann Hesse, first published in 1919; a pr...
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