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It lay on the stream Goldfly, which rushes, like a colt let loose, out of the
mountain's womb, to moderate its flow and unite at a holy place with the river
Jumna; that in its turn issuing, at a place yet more holy, into the eternal Ganges.
But the ...
little mother-house by the secluded bathin place on the river Goldfly; but its
columns ai ornamentation had been carved with infini piety and care. The
entrance seemed to crouc beneath the wild mountain itself, supported b columns
flanked by ...
once in the channels k crepe bat slowly toward the pit under the altar — very like
the little rive; Goldfly, that comes rushing, like a colt let loose, out of H i ma want's
gate but flows more and more quietly as it n e ar s its month. R, .ETURNING ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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