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Mother without man, whose garment none lift- eth! All-embracing horror and
desire, sucking back into thyself the worlds and images thou giv- est forth! With
offerings of living creatures the people honour thee, for to thee is due the life- 75.
But I care not, blood and death have set a barrier between him and wanton
desire as honour and friendship did before. They have cut off each other's heads!
For a reason I no longer conceal from myself, their anger blazed up, like a fire on
tion of how we shall come with honour out of all these perplexities. But his case
and ours are closely related, and we shall be acting for his honour in acting for
ours. Were I to stay behind with him, as I might, I suppose, when you withdraw
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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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