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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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 ...
against it, we will feast them to t^hemseIyes Qut M ^ hundreds; and from all the
herds h ^ v]t:b milk so that they can eat their fill of L,ntQ& ^ ^ of ^ milk, and so may
they be content. Thusr branches t0 of those under the tree, and some agreed w ^.
... else in choosing the mountain feast instead of the Indra-feast, but rather that
which I myself am. Yes — this kind of sadness, due to my now being that towards
which I once yearned, I feel it, I admit. But it retreats into the background at the ...
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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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