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Slowly he let himself bo turned by Nanda's sound reasoning away from his
yearning for death towards a belief that the fulfilment of his desire, to enfold Sita
as a bride in his arms, did not lie outside the realms of the possible and human.
Andhaka the whole way in her arms. But when she came to the Cow River she
set him down and led him by the hand, with the other planting her staff. It was a
morning shimmering with dew. Awhile she paced onwards along the flowery
“I am ready for the fray, and find it is a just solution to our rivalry. It is just, because
in the process of adaptation of our bodies to our heads, our arms have come to
be of almost equal strength— yours stronger on my body, mine weaker on yours.
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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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