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about its negative condition and how it cannot be called hushed nor cosy, and all
that is funny enough to make one weep, or, to use the word made on purpose, it
is touching, because it makes me grieve for that well-being of yours that is so ...
had said and looked straight up through the swaying boughs and flowering
bushes into the blue of Vishnu's heaven, waving broken-off branches to protect
themselves from the red-and-white flies, called Children of Indra, that came to
settle on ...
For the first time she called him by his name. The hour had indeed been waited
for, but here it was at last and took on present- ness, when he spoke the words: " I
have received her "; when with offerings of rice and butter he took her from her ...
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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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