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For so it is, that what enchains us frees uS, and that exaltation it is that binds
together beauty of sense and beauty of spirit.” Nanda's black eyes glittered with
tears, for he was easily moved and could scarcely listen to metaphysical
He went on to say that his anguish was mortal because the cure — namely, the
fulfilment of the wishes founded in the beauty and virtue of the maiden—was
unthinkable, unimaginable, and of an extravagance, in short, far beyond mortal ...
This world is not so made that spirit is fated to love only spirit, and beauty only
beauty. Indeed the very contrast between the two points out, with a clarity at once
intellectual and beautiful, that the world's goal is union between spirit and beauty,
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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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