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“You have no ground to reproach me,” Shri. daman answered, “for you yourself
have been using the popular tongue to uphold the Brahman rites. You probably
took pleasure in it. But let me tell you: there is far more pleasure in using correct ...
Shridaman, after a pause, answered and said: “Your words—not to mention your
song— contained much that was offensive. For offensive it is to call my
anguished desires quite ordinary and everyday when they are past my power to
“It did me a great deal of good,” Nanda answered evasively. “But the change you
perceive has a different cause and belongs to a story full of strangeness and
stress, which is precisely the story of us three who petition you. It has set us face
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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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