‘Not what it first appears to be!’ | Steppenwolf | Hermann Hesse | Ray Noyes

Steppenwolf is a very unusual novel; unusual in structure, in theme and ultimate meaning. It would be overly simplistic to think the autobiographical story to be about a man who thinks he is half-wolf, half-human. The title, ‘Steppenwolf’, is best translated as a lone wolf, an outsider, someone outside ordinary society. It is named after […]