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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Speak then, but tell the truth! You realize that I know everything anyhow." "They
killed each other, holy goddess, and left me forlorn. They quarrelled on my
account and with one and the same sword hewed off their—" "Nonsense! Really
only a ...
So come with me, you life-reeking mortals of both sexes, come with me to my
hollow tree and tell me of all life's manifold uncleanli- nesses; tell me as much as
you like, and I will listen, for my correction and to get rid of the idea that I am
doing it ...
A Legend of India Thomas Mann. The story goes on to tell that the wedded bliss
of these lovers lasted but a day and a night. The sun had not risen for the second
time above the fiery blossoms of the wood beside Nanda's hut when Shridaman ...
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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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