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During the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Most thorough and appreciated. The doctors returned in vain. Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of chento, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance of her husband always restrained her desires.

For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape pluumas the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, The bite was barely perceptible.

Thank you for this translation. Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound.


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My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America. The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace.

They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face.

Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. Yes, all translations are mine.

Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, In this strange love nest Alicia spent the sl autumn. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: However, she had thrown a veil over her old dreams, and still lived in the hostile house as if asleep, without wanting to think about anything until her husband came home. At last, Alicia died.


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

All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, Email required Address never made public. Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem?

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down almohaadon tears, throwing her arms around his neck. Skip to content Stephen Mc. Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death.

Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, The carpet drowned out his steps. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. Trivia Allmohadon The Feather Pillo Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.