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bathing-place of Durga, but a quite ordinary though extremely pretty little thing;
she lives like other people, grinds the corn, cooks the porridge, and spins the
wool and has parents who are like other folk, even though Sumantra, her father,
When Sita just now said that she can only go home with a man who wears
Shridaman's features, then I thought in my own mind that she and I would not go
home but live somewhere in retirement, in case she should find a reassuring life
Shridaman, the Brahman's grandson, continued, even with Nanda's body, to be
what he had been and to live as he had lived. He was no smith nor herd, but a
vanija and son of a vanija, who helped his father carry on a respectable trade; ...
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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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