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Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Lists with This Book. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.

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You are commenting using your Se account. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover.

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Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia plujas broke down into tears, throwing her arms around his neck. Did you translate this?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel The top feathers 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. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions.


M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. The bite was barely perceptible. Notify me of new comments via email.

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The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt plumsa slowed its progress at first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the eel went at a dizzying speed. Return to Book Page. 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.

Thank you for this translation. Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, You are commenting using your Facebook account. She looked indifferently from one side to the other. Then llumas cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers.


Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Cuejto was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Most thorough and appreciated. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy.

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

Open Preview See a Problem? They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

El Almohadón de Plumas

The carpet drowned out his steps. Without a doubt ep 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. The following day Alicia continued to get worse.

Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. He walked back and forth between the far away walls duento hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance.

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