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Shridaman very much liked all this , comparing it with himself , who was several
shades lighter in both head and limbs , with a face too quite otherwise shaped .
The ridge of his nose was thin as a blade ; eyes he had , soft of pupil and lid , and
did this frightful deed , robbing his limbs of their revered head , or rather his
revered head of its limbs , and abandoned me to this wretched widowed state . In
an agony of abnegation he did it , and with good intentions towards me , the
Tell me , Shridaman of the powerful limbs ! Slender Nanda , let me hear ! ” Vying
in pardon , the transformed youths bent over , lifted her up , the one with the
other's arms , and all three stood embraced , weeping and laughing together .
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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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