Causing great concern to his parents, Hesse was subjected to a variety of remedies for his rebelliousness. These ranged from a school for the disturbed to an attempt at exorcism. In 1894, Hesse became an apprentice in Perrot's tower clock factory in Calw. Needless to say, this was not satisfactory to him. Some progress was made in 1895, when he became an apprentice in the book trade in Heckenhauer's bookstore in Tubingen, although Hesse was still a rebel. A few years later, he served in a similar capacity in Basel, from where he traveled through Switzerland and to Italy.After writing a few minor works, Hesse achieved recognized literary success in 1904 with the publication of Peter Camenzind, a very popular book written in the tradition of the German Romanticists. In the same year, he married Maria Bernoulli, and the couple took up a secluded
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