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The lust of thy awakened creature w greater than its satisfaction, its craving
greate than its joy. - “And by day I saw our friend Nanda wit the goat-nose; and in
the evening before we wen to bed. I saw him and I noticed him, as wedlock had
Yes, yes, I know, I know it all: the body of love, with bitter lust bedeved—limb-play
neath satin skin, unguent-imbrued—the graceful vault the shoulder makes—the
sniffing nose, loose mouth that seeks—sweet breasts adorned with tender ...
Not for nothing is lust, the love-god's most cunning mate, not in vain is that
goddess called “gifted with Maya”; for she it is which makes any phenomenon
charming and worthy of desire, or rather makes itseemso; the sense-element is
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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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