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... as the soft mild eyes and lids, and the body that went with them. But with all my
respect, I had to ask myself whether he was really the right one to make me a wife
and instruct my maidenly cold- ness in the sweet and awful mysteries of sense.
ness in the sweet and awful mysteries of sense. — It always seemed to me it did
not fit him; it was not worthy of him, it did not go with his head, and always when
his flesh rose to encounter me in those wedded nights it seemed to me like a ...
ness, and Sita made up her mind, whatever the cost, to seek out Nanda the
hermit to console him. One morning in spring, by starlight and before the dawn,
she put on her pilgrim shoes, took staff to hand and with the other clasped that of
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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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