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Ther were painted pictures to right and left, also a the sides of the inner entrance,
carven out of the rock; visions of life in the flesh, all jumbled together, just as life is
, out of skin and bones, marrow and sinews, sperm and sweat and tears and ...
Others were yogi of the thick and thin kind, so to speak: they had as good as
completely bridled the steeds of sense, by mortification and abstention fought
their flesh to the knife, and managed to carry through the most awful vows. They
anything else from you; for from the first I have known your high spirit and your
pride, and that they dwell in you along with the weakness of the flesh. In the
name of our son I thank you for your resolve. But we must consider well how to
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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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