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Another slight disappointment was the fact that when Shridaman sat on the
ground his posture — as need hardly be said — was conditioned not by his body
but by his head. He had contempt for the rustic position beloved of Nanda, and
Our narrative will not exaggerate, rather it emphasizes the factors limiting the
bodily change, and its restriction to unmistakable signs, in order to gain
understanding for the fact that the effect was reciprocal between head and limbs;
since the ...
But our honour may count as saved, for I have only betrayed your head with your
body, and that is quitted, in a way, by the fact that Sita the lovely-hipped betrayed
my head with your body. Brahma has preserved us from the worst; that I who ...
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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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