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Xher were painted pictures to right and left, also a the sides of the inner entrance,
carven out of th( 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
He was pretty as a picture; and once he had got past the stage of soiled and
crippling swaddlings he proved to be a model of symmetry and strength.
Shridaman loved him as his own flesh and blood; and his soul began to register
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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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