Editions for The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas: (Kindle Edition), (), (), (Paperback by Horacio Quiroga First published July 10th Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los.

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Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. 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.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here At last, Alicia died.

El almohadón de plumas

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

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.


Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room. The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out horcaio scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

Editions of The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas by Horacio Quiroga

You are commenting using your WordPress. 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.

Lily ohracio it liked it Oct 21, Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground.

Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, Later wuiroga lost consciousness. Published first published July 10th In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves.


El Almohadón de Plumas

Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness.

There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn.

Yes, all translations are mine. Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. Trivia About The Feather Pillo During the day her ds never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Most thorough and appreciated. Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel