Tag Archives: Thomas Mann

“Buddenbrooks”, Thomas Mann’s First Published Novel

One can easily find a summary and analysis of the book on the Internet, such as this from “BookRags.” I have a different, but not contrary, view of the book which I offer below. The edition I bought at BookBuyers was … Continue reading

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The “Law of Service” and Other Findings in Hermann Hesse’s “Journey to the East”

This is the law propounded by “Leo,” the “servant” to “H.H.” in the short novel, The Journey to the East, by Hermann Hesse. (It should be noted that “Leo” is loved by animals, as well as by his fellow humans). … Continue reading

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