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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Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground.

El Almohadón de Plumas

He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen. MF rated it liked it Almohadoh 14, Did you translate this? At last, Alicia died. The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. She looked indifferently from one side to the other.

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Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its fl with its eyes fixed onto hers. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. 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.


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

He walked back and forth between se far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, Later she lost consciousness. Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound. Thank you for the kind words. Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.

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Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. Email required Address never made public. I read it after horafio my own work.

El almohadón de plumas

And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. Books by Horacio Quiroga. She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover.

Skip to content Stephen Mc. 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.

The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace. Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn.


She could barely move her head. Lists with This Book. They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, Yes, all translations are mine.

Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling eo cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance of her husband always restrained her desires.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About The Feather Pillo Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The bite was barely perceptible. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Joel rated it liked quirova Feb 15, dr 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.