«Narcissus and Goldmund» in German with a Parallel Translation

Book Narcissus and Goldmund (Narziss und Goldmund) in German
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Original title: 
Narziss und Goldmund
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Language: 
German
Difficulty: 
B2
Year: 
1930
Number of pages: 
225

Narcissus and Goldmund is a novel written by Hermann Hesse which was first published in 1930. The plot is set in the Middle Ages. The two protagonists, novices in a German monastery, are seeking enlightenment. They each have their own way. The work is considered one of the best in Hesse's work. However, the influence of Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy can be traced in this novel.