Siddhartha: A New Translation ISBN 13: 9781590305515
ISBN 10: 1590305515
CD-Audio; Shambhala; ISBN-13: 978-1590305515
Hermann Hesse wrote Siddhartha after he traveled to India in the 1910s. It tells the story of a young boy who travels the country in a quest for spiritual enlightenment in the time of Guatama Buddha. It is a compact, lyrical work, which reads like an allegory about the finding of wisdom.