The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India
Vintage Books, 1959 - 115 Seiten
"The story of Sita of the beautiful hips ... and of her two husbands" is a tale of sexual desire and marital responsibility, set in India.--p. .
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"The Child of Indra is a confounded nuisance," he said, speaking of the darting
host of flies as one and the same individual. "Probably he is attracted by my good
mustard oil. Or it might be he has orders from his protector the elephant-rider, lord
feeling, for even when I gave my voice under the tree for Indra, I was afraid he
might not bother himself about such small matters and would just make all of us
generally responsible for being done out of his feast at Welfare of Cows. Then it ...
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Indra, who broke the strongholds of the blaci.^j ^ and I do not hold with reviving
things that nobody/ ariy longer rightly knows. But you spoke and ^ uttered pure ...
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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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