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I like to imagine that she has a good father in Sumantra, and a careful mother,
and has been brought up in piety; I can fancy her life and occupations as
daughter of the house, how she grinds the corn on the stone, makes the porridge
on the ...
bathing-place of Durga, but a quite ordinary though extremely pretty little thing;
she lives like other people, grinds the corn, cooks the porridge, and spins the
wool and has parents who are like other folk, even though Sumantra, her father,
Sumantra, the cow-breeder, of warrior blood, was not displeased by the
proposals, accompanied by considerable presents. Nanda in homely but
convincing words sang the praises of his friend in the house of the wooing. Not
less auspicious ...
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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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