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He held his cheeks with his dark beringed hands and from between his thick lips
came chokingly- over and over the name of his friend. He bent and made
helpless motions towards the two parts of him on the ground, not knowing which
part to ...
despair have gone hand in hand, in sacrificial dance, ere thou couldst slay thyself
! Oh woe, Oh woe! Severed the fine head from the fine body! Still remains the soft
fatness where it was, but reft of sense and meaning, unallied with that noble ...
For in marriage one reaches the right hand to the bride; but the hand belongs to
the body; and the body is the friend's." With an exultant cry Nanda leaped to his
finely shaped feet. Sita and Shridaman sat still with bowed heads. " But that is
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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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