Bestiario is a book of eight short stories written by Julio Cortázar. All the stories ( except “Cefalea” and “Circe”) were translated to English by Paul Blackburn and. Today though, is featuring an all new translation from Cortázar. The short story “Cefalea” (or “Headache”) was acquired for by. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “The Two Voices” Cortazar’s ‘Cefalea Commenting on the narrative voice in “Cefalea,”1 Cortazar once said: “I imagined the couple a bit.

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Baiba rated cegalea it was amazing Oct 07, It will be around for me to pick up again and again, and though age and experience may change us, we can always pick up where we left off and see things from a different perspective. I’m not sure how the two parts of this story relate, but weird.

Chang rated it it was ok Nov 27, Translation by Michael Cisco.

The descriptions of headaches were brilliant. A weird, eccentric short story by one of the greats. While a Cortazar novel may be something I could envision a future with, this short story was just akin to a very drunken one night stand that I probably won’t remember tomorrow.

Julio Cortázar’s “Headache” | Weird Fiction Review

And a lot of people like his stories and novels a lot. Pina rated it really liked it Jul 26, Zoe rated it it was amazing Jan 01, I kind of feel like an asshole for not liking this one. A novel needs to be the guy who holds my hand and wants to plan a future with me. I always go into a novel thinking that it will be around for awhile, that it may take my hand while we embark on a life together. Something hot and steamy that may not last long, but something that will stick with me anyway.


Read this one for FREE here: Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fe. What a bizarre story!

Headache [Cuento]

Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again. Thinking about it is giving me a headache. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. I don’t know if it was the cfealea, or if I am just not smart enough, but I could not make heads or tales of this stilted and confusing short story. Aconitum is abrupt; savage; worse in cold winds; with anxiety, anguish, fear.

Because Julio Cortazar is an author I’ve been meaning to read. Sep 10, Jennifer rated it liked it. Eli Serra rated it liked it Apr 19, Its the guy I go out with in order to feel something that’s more than just animal passion. I enjoy cerebral reads cefalwa much.

And as the mancuspias increase in number and increasingly spin cortazarr of control, the author’s descent into the madness begins. This one just didn’t cefaoea it for me. Published September 3rd by tor. Anzu The Great Destroyer rated it it was ok Sep 18, Vivid descriptions of the suffering felt during headaches and more oblique descriptions of creatures that may or may not be causing the suffering. I didn’t understand exactly what mancuspias were and there were characters who were written in such a cursory way like I was supposed to understand who they were.


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Sep 23, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: A short story is that hot guy who I want to make out with underneath the bleachers at a football game. Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fever, with anguish.

The only other piece I know by him is ‘Axolotl’, but based on two data points, he cffalea very good at strange. Feb 10, E. While characterization and cortazsr are things I appreciate most in a novel, short stories need to excite me with plot.

Cortazar writes in symbolic and sometimes very beautiful prose. And this short just comes up…well…short. Something I will look back at fondly, but that I will most likely never revisit unless its to have another short and steamy rendezvous.

Chris Hyde rated it liked it Sep 05,