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He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. Notify me of new comments via email. The top e flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face.

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Jordan ran into the room. Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer.

El almohadón de plumas / The Feather Pillow – Translated Works of Horacio Quiroga

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband.


El Almohadón de Plumas

Books by Horacio Quiroga. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Roberto Montesinos Marin rated it liked it Feb 27, Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. You are commenting using your WordPress. Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound.

By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She could barely move her head.

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Thank you for this translation. Refresh and try again. She looked indifferently from one side to the other.

Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed. At last, Alicia died. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room.

Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Want to Read saving…. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Later she lost consciousness.

Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down into tears, cusnto her arms around his neck. She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling.

I read it after doing my own work.