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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked almohaon Apr 19, If not, who is this translation credited to?

In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously. Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Without knowing why, Jordan felt his hair stand up.

Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed.


He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his aljohadon. Open Preview See a Problem? I taught this story this year with a larger unit about love, dating norms and gender roles.

By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. I certainly read the first two pages as a whole group activity to keep any of my students from giving quirogs when they get to a stretch that is difficult for them to understand. Yes, all translations are mine.

El Almohadón de Plumas

Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

Nonetheless the assessment I made, which you can download heredoes get to how well they have developed a familiarity with the final, complex text. All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room.

The doctors returned plu,as vain.

It is also fun to misdirect the reader; Quiroga leads us to believe that the life of the young wife is slowly being drained away due to the lack of love in her new marriage. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, Want to Read saving…. Dec 16, Natasha P. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes.

Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states. Definitely discuss the difference between movie and original story prior to the assessment and require them to know the story version for the assessment. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers.


One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze.

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Simple questions that have an obvious answer within the text. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, The following day Alicia continued to get worse. When I thought that they were ready I gave them the list and they translated the list on their own in class, verifying their acquisition. Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Thank you for the kind words. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly.

Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29,