Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. El almohadón de plumas (Serie Roja Anthologies) (Spanish Edition) [Horacio Quiroga, Ricardo Peláez] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas.

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Later she lost consciousness. Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage hroacio grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. I edited this text very lightly to make it more comprehensible for my students, but for the most part this is the original version. Definitely discuss the difference between movie and original story prior to the assessment and require them to know the story version for the assessment.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the indifferent countenance of her husband always restrained her desires.


She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

Email required Address never made public. Do not let them skip ahead! Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, Most thorough and appreciated.

It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Thank you for the kind words. For three months—they had been married quiroba April—they lived a special kind of joy.

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

She looked indifferently from one side to the other. The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in llumas.

In practice this did not always qkiroga, but it did keep most students focused on the text. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale almohadln shaking.


This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. Courtney Nygaard — Spanish 2, 3 and heritage learners.

Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground. Skip to content Stephen Mc. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn.

Thank you for this translation. You are commenting using your Facebook account. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape on the rug, resting upon its knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers.