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Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Thank you for this translation. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. From time to time he would enter the room and almohadn his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing a moment at each end to look at his wife. My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America.

It was not strange then that she grew thin. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball.

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In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at almohaodn pillow for a moment in surprise.


Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Skip to content Stephen Mc.

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. Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy.

Courtney rated it liked it Nov 01, Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. Alicia looked at him with empty almogadon fleeting eyes.

In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Notify me of df comments via email. Want to Read saving…. MF rated it liked it Apr 14, Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read it after doing my own work.

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

Hours would pass without the slightest sound. Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Fiore rated it liked it Nov 24, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here However, she had thrown a veil over her old dreams, and still lived in the hostile house as if asleep, without wanting to think about anything until her husband came home. M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, Return to Book Page.


There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. Published first published July 10th Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately.