One of his six best books, as told to the Daily Express:
Siddhartha by Hermann HesseRead about another book on the list.
I remember being absorbed, as with Tolkein but in a darker way. Very moving.
My mum gave this to me at an important time in my youth when I was starting to question things.
It opened me up to a spiritual dimension which I’ve continued to pursue throughout my life with answers to existential questions about why we’re here. A milestone book.
Siddhartha is one of Robert Irwin's top ten quest narratives.