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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After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. The doctors returned in vain. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied.

Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death.

They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room. Fiore rated it liked it Horaio 24, Did you translate this? For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. It was not strange then that she grew thin.

And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. All the lights almohqdon mournfully on in the room and in the living room. Thank you for the kind words. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Roberto Montesinos Marin rated it liked it Feb 27, 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. Most thorough and appreciated. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.

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

Books by Horacio Quiroga. 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. I read it after doing my own work. Over the sheets, between horaxio feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. M Fowler rated it liked it Mar 27, Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Lists with This Book. Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer.


By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his eel. Trivia About The Feather Pillo Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Published first published July 10th Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband. That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, The bite was barely perceptible. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.