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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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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Thank you for the kind words. Refresh and try again. MF rated it liked it Apr 14, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Without knowing why, Jordan felt his hair stand up. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed.

He walked back and forth between the far quirkga walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. Want to Read saving…. Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, Notify me of new comments via email.


Dec 16, Natasha P. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to plumzs story. Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, Most thorough and appreciated. That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up.

Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, Yes, all translations are mine. He, for his part, loved her profoundly without letting it be seen.

Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. She smiled and took the hand of her husband between her own and caressed it for half an hour, trembling. She looked indifferently from one side to the other.

The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down into tears, almohadoj her arms around his neck.

Yoracio the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness. Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness.


Hours would pass without the slightest sound.

Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape horscio the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the plmuas. Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat.

Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If not, who is this aljohadon credited to? All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. The doctors returned in vain.

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