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But in order that the Brahmans may have naught against it, we will feast them to
the number of many hundreds; and from all the herds we will collect milk so that
they can eat their fill of curds and rice-milk, and so may they be content.
I was there last spring to visit my aunt, and it was at the feast of aid to the sun; but
she — " " Later, I pray you," Shridaman interrupted in an anxious whisper. " The
great good fortune that we may see her so close has also the murfor- tune that ...
ness in this, that the strange is now become my own and no longer an object of
desire and admiration, except that I admire myself and that I no longer serve
something else in choosing the mountain feast instead of the Indra-feast, but
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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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