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that in every female shape—child, maid, mother or grey-haired woman—she, the
All-Mother hides herself, the all-nourisher, Sakti, the great goddess; of whose
womb all things come, into whose womb all things go; whom we honour and
tion of how we shall come with honour out of all these perplexities. But his case
and ours are closely related, and we shall be acting for his honour in acting for
ours. Were I to stay behind with him, as I might, I suppose, when you withdraw
But we must consider well how to rescue our honour and human pride out of the
desolation into which the flesh has brought us. We must take great care for the
form that rescue takes; and in this particular my thoughts and plans as I have ...
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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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