The Glass Bead Game
(Magister Ludi)Book - 2002
Set in the 23rd century, "The glass bead game" is the story of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game, which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy, which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi (Master of the Game).
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 2002
Edition: 1st Picador USA ed
Branch Call Number: Fiction Hesse
Characteristics: xix, 558 pages ; 21 cm