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He had scorned to live only on gifts from pious respecters of his knowledge of the
Vedas, perhaps he had not been content with these; for he had opened up a
good business in mull, silk and calico, camphor and sandalwood. And his son in
And there you have the true knowledge of life.” “I know it well,” Shridaman said, “I
do not blind myself to it, or at least only for the moment and because I want to. For
there is not only the truth and knowledge of the understanding, but also the ...
set out after his wife in wrath and lust for revenge; he went indeed without rest but
also without haste, direct to Nanda's retreat, having long known the precise spot
and kept the knowledge from Sita in order not to hasten fate. Mildly, with ...
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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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