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... 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 ,
can boast of a little warrior blood in his veins far away to amount to much !
Blood steamed hot in the skull she held with one hand to her lips , and blood was
at her feet in a spreading pool . The frightful one stood in a bark on the flooding
sea of life , it swam in a sea of blood . The very smell of blood saluted ...
But I care not , blood and death have set a barrier between him and wanton
desire as honour and friendship did before . They have cut off each other's heads
! For a reason I no longer conceal from myself , their anger blazed up , like a fire
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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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