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Nanda resolutely turned round to the youn wife and asked: “Have you any idea
why he keeps us waiting and what he is doing there so long?” “I cannot imagine,
Nanda,” responded she, in the sweet lilting and trilling voice he had been afraid ...
the oil-mill round and round, so you are turned upon the wheel of life, anguished
with appetite, pricked and twitched in your flesh by the six miller's men of the
passions. Could you not leave off? Must you still go on, with your ogling, licking, ...
... little Andhaka still slept, Sita and Nanda came out of the hut with towels round
their necks, to bathe in the near-by stream; thus they perceived the friend and
husband, who sat with his back to them and did not turn round as they appeared.
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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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