Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. INTERTEXTUALITIES IN HORACIO QUIROGA’S. EL ALMOHAD6N DE conflicts and tensions in the intertext of EI almohadon de plumas that enhance the. Esto es un cortometraje y adaptacion del cuento El almohadón de plumas del escritor Horacio Quiroga. Producción: Taller de FotoPeriodismo – Puerto Rico.

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Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states. Return to Book Page. Books by Horacio Quiroga. Published first published July 10th It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt had slowed its progress at first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the sucking went at a dizzying speed.

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

The doctors returned in vain. It was not strange then that she grew thin. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen.


Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Notify me of new comments via email. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. During almoadon day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out almohhadon by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. I read it after doing my own work. Thank you for the kind words.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. She could barely move her head.

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Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes.


Hours would pass without the slightest sound. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice.

In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. All day long almoohadon lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. In five days and five nights, Ek was emptied. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story.

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Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down into tears, throwing her arms around his neck.

That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. Lily rated it liked it Oct 21,