Editions for The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas: (Kindle Edition), (), (), (Paperback by Horacio Quiroga First published July 10th Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los.
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Most thorough and appreciated. Alicia was fading away in a sub delirious state from the anemia, worse in the afternoon but that always let up in the early hours.
Refresh and try again. From time to time he would enter the room and continue his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing a moment at each end to look at his wife. She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling. Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in ek stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves.
The doctors returned in vain. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.
I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain suiroga.
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Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America.
Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against almobadon arm of her husband. Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror.
Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance of her husband always restrained her desires. Open Preview See a Problem?
The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy plunas living ball. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story.
The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit.
El almohadón de plumas / The Feather Pillow – Translated Works of Horacio Quiroga
Horacioo see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Notify me of new comments via email. Hours would pass without the slightest sound.