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What seek ye in my unpeopled void? " " O Kamadamana, vanquisher of desire,"
answered Nanda with due modesty, " forgive us that in our need we have so
boldly approached you! The fame of your self-conquest has tempted us hither,
But he reported it from the beginning just as it happened, in order to give the holy
man a little treat in his unpeopled void. He began with an account of Nanda's life
and his own, the friendship between them, and the way they broke their journey ...
I will find me an unpeopled void and become a hermit, as I meant to before.
Anyway, in my present incorporation I feel myself a little too good for the world."
Neither of them could blame him for his decision. They agreed with him, though it
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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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