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Certainly in the inclination of each for the other some slight humour inhered;
Nanda privately made fun of Shridaman's fair fatness, his thin nose and
punctilious speech. Shridaman, on the other hand, smiled at Nanda's goat-nose
and rustic ...
A Legend of India Thomas Mann, Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter. cially at this moment,
when Shridaman's otherwise rather thin voice had suddenly taken on a deep
note that went to his heart. He drew a breath like a sob through his goat-nose as
The lovely Sita, sitting behind Nanda in the cart, had gazed by turns at his neck
and into her lap and kept as still as he, whose goat-nose and thick lips remained
turned towards his team. But at length both began to wriggle in their seats, 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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