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... remember and fetch them out again. To Bright Peak will we sacrifice the perfect
of the herd, to him bring offerings of sour milk, flowers, fruit, and uncooked rice.
Afterwards the herd of cows, wearing garlands of autumn flowers, shall rov< over
They set the boy a little distance from the hut, in the fresh green grass, and gave
him flowers and nuts to play with. Thus he was busy; and what they played —
fanned about with the mango-flower fragrance spring sends to heighten desire,
So then this mortal meeting took place forthwith in front of the hut where Andhaka
lay asleep, on the flowery mead between the Cow River and the red-blossoming
woodland; and both young men sank down into the flowers, each pierced ...
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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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