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For the first time she called him by his name. The hour had indeed been waited
for, but here it was at last and took on presentness, when he spoke the words: “I
have received her ”; when with offerings of rice and butter he took her from her ...
“What is he called? " “He is named Samadhi,” she replied, “but more and more he
is called Andhaka.” “Why so?” he asked. - “Do not think he is blind,” she
responded. “He is no more blind than he is pale, despite his fair complexion. But
he is ...
But the little fruit of her womb, Samadhi, who was soon called nothing but
Andhaka, he prospered upon earth. Famous through the feast of the burning, he
enjoyed favour as the son of a monument-widow, and to that was added a love
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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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