Tag Archives: Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse and Nikos Kazantzakis

Hesse and Kazantzakis wrote about the struggle between the realm of the intellect and the realm of the senses, among many other important subjects. Kazantzakis’s novel Zorba the Greek is based on a real person influential in Kazantzakis’s life. Zorba … Continue reading

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Colin Wilson, “The Outsider”

I just finished reading The Outsider, by Colin Wilson. I will read it, I am sure, no less than two more times, and will make copious notes while doing so. It is one of those rare books by a contemporary … Continue reading

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