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... was unthinkable, unimaginable, and of an extravagance, in short, far beyond
mortal pretensions. If a man were afflicted by desire for a happiness of which no
mortal but only a god might dream, and if he could not live without this happiness,
You have always been a modest youth; but now all at once you scale the heights
of presumption, and declare your situation the purest and perfectest in the world
to guarantee Ska's happiness, when it is obvious that it is I who have the best, ...
Let us tell him our story and put him as judge over Ska's happiness. Let him
decide, if you are agreed, which of us two is her husband, and may his words
prevail." " Yes, yes," cried Sita with relief, " Nanda is right, let us get up and go to
the holy ...
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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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