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They brought it with them and over the dining room almohadoh Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Notify me of new comments via email. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband.

Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking.

Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. MF rated it liked it Apr 14, Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen.

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Return to Book Page. 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.


Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. In this strange ccuento nest Alicia spent the whole autumn.

At last, Alicia died. Email required Address never made public.

Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm. Trivia About The Feather Pillo Skip to content Stephen Mc. Did you translate this? Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness.

He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. Open Preview See a Problem? Books by Horacio Quiroga.

There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. Thank you for this translation. Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable.


The following day Alicia continued to get worse. Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also ;lumas. Jordan ran into the room. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes.

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Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound. Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The bite was barely perceptible. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, Upon seeing him, Almohavon let out a shriek of horror.

Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. Mina rated it plmuas it Dec 21, Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, No trivia or quizzes yet.