by Herman Hesse
Kamaswami Timeline and Summary
- Kamaswami considers hiring Siddhartha as an apprentice. He asks Siddhartha about his skills and needs.
- He agrees to hire Siddhartha and offer him shelter.
- Kamaswami values Siddhartha’s talent in dealing with people, but resents that he seems to regard business as a game instead of a passion.
- Kamaswami criticizes Siddhartha for favoring a pleasant experience over expedience in business transactions.