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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
... 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
There is an intellectual beauty and one that speaks to the senses. Some people
will have it that the beautiful belongs solely to the field of sense; they separate the
intellectual entirely from it, so that our world presents a picture of cleavage ...
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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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