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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Six months had passed since Shridaman's mother had taken the lovely Sita upon
her lap and Sita had granted to her narrow-nosed husband the full enjoyment of
wedded bliss. The heavy summer had passed, and now the rainy season, ...
"It is the fruit," she said, "that you gave me in first holy wedded night, when you
were not yet Nanda." "That will not have been much," said he. "What is he called?
" "He is named Samadhi," she replied, "but more and more he is called Andhaka.
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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