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Now, this bathing-place the friends had hit on was not one of the larger ones, full
of offerings, renowned for its miracles, and thronged by noble and simple, though
of course at different hours. No, it was a quiet, retired little spot, not at a meeting ...
Lo, we came to a place where our life-dream flowed into the sacred bathing-
place, and there appeared to us the All-Mother, the All-Consumer, in whose
womb we bathed, in her sweetest shape, to amaze and to exalt us — very likely
as a ...
bathing-place of Durga, but a quite ordinary though extremely pretty little thing;
she lives like other people, grinds the corn, cooks the porridge, and spins the
wool and has parents who are like other folk, even though Sumantra, her father,
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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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