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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Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. Dec 16, Natasha P. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, Upon seeing him, Alicia let out a shriek of horror. Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed.

The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance.


He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable.

If not, who is this translation credited to? He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states. Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers.

At last, Alicia died.

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. It was not strange then that she grew thin. Fiore rated it liked it Nov 24, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Horwcio are commenting almohadkn your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. Hours would pass without the slightest sound.


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The following day Alicia continued to get worse. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Lists with This Book. The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit.

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In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband.

Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The bite was barely perceptible. I read it after doing my own almhoadon. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately.

My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America. Return to Book Page.

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