Rosshalde – A Child’s POV

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It was always the same. Whenever he let himself be drawn into a discussion with a grownup about something that was really important to him, it ended in disappointment or even humiliation.

Rosshalde, Hermann Hesse (trans. Ralph Manheim)

(Image: Hermann Hesse with his wife Mia Bernoulli and the son Heiner, in Berne, ca. 1913)

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