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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Others were yogi of the thick and thin kind, so to speak: they had as good as com-
| pletely bridled the steeds of sense, by mortification and abstention fought their
flesh to the knife, and managed to carry through the most awful vows.
To the objective listener, it is merely an interesting fact, but to the lovely Sita it
must have been a distressing and sobering sight, that her husband's fine thin lips
got fuller and thicker in his soft beard until they finally curled over in a roll of flesh;
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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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