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nose; even these were attractive in their way, an his black eyes almost always
wore a laugh. Shridaman very much liked all this, comparing it with himself, who
was several shades lighte in both head and limbs, with a face too quite otherwise
“Lo,” said Shridaman, “all beings have two sorts of existence: one for themselves
and one for the eyes of others. They are, and also they are to be seen, soul and
image; and ever is it sinful to let oneself be influenced by the image only and not
I did not call her by name, I kept my eyes down so she could not read in them—all
out of friendship for you and reverence for your wedded state. But now I have not
only the head and the eyes she gazed into so deep and questioningly, saying ...
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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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