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The entrance seemed to crouc beneath the wild mountain itself, supported b
columns flanked by snarling leopards. Ther were painted pictures to right and left,
also a the sides of the inner entrance, carven out of the rock; visions of life in the ...
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 shame, and a degradation of his refinement, a
She counted herself happy to have made it, because it seemed to her paradisial
— and perhaps in anticipation had appeared so — to possess the friend's body in
the sign of the husband's head. But she had not foreseen — nor in her ...
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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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