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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But I am sure you mean well by me, you want to console me, so I forgive you the
vulgar and ignorant way you express yourself about my mortal illness. Indeed,
not only do I forgive you; for your last words seem to hold out a possibility which ...
Or are you inclined to forgive me, can you find it possible that under these
circumstances brought about by blind chance, a new and better life could begin
between us three — a better one, I mean, than would have been possible if the
"Shridaman, my lord and honoured husband- head," said Sita as she bowed low
before him, "greetings and hail — and believe not that your coming is unwelcome
and awful to us. For where two of us are, the third will always be lacking; forgive ...
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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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