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Not innocent, no, there might be some sense in deceiving oneself, it would be
worth while, if everything were not at an end, but as it is there is no sense.
Innocent I am not, have not been for long; and as for being abandoned there is
For no^ he was like the prince Gandarhva Citraratha ii his unearthly charm, like
the love-god in hi sweetest guise, full of beauty and youth, ravishing to the sense,
adorned with heavenly ornament, with necklaces of flowers, sweet odours, and ...
... in short, born, of course, of spirit and sense combined, and of his whole
personality — had been above all and in essentials a matter of his Brahman
head, gifted by the goddess Speech with fervour of thought and power 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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