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... soft and the I- and my-feelings not yet hardened into the division of the single
personality. Young Shridaman was a merchant, and the son of a merchant;
Nanda, on the other hand, both a smith and a cowherd, for his father Garga not
smith and a cowherd, for his father Garga not only kept cattle on the meadow and
in the byre, but also plied the hammer and fanned the fire with a bird's wing. As
for Shridaman's sire, Bha- vabhuti by name, he traced his line on the male side ...
He who on narrow, light-complexioned shoulders bore the simple head of
Garga's son knew himself to be Nanda. And equally the other, with the head of
the grandson of Brahmans on top of a broad, bronze-coloured frame, knew and ...
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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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