Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. INTERTEXTUALITIES IN HORACIO QUIROGA’S. EL ALMOHAD6N DE conflicts and tensions in the intertext of EI almohadon de plumas that enhance the. Esto es un cortometraje y adaptacion del cuento El almohadón de plumas del escritor Horacio Quiroga. Producción: Taller de FotoPeriodismo – Puerto Rico.

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It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze.

Hours would pass without the slightest sound. She looked qiiroga from one side to the other. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed.

El Almohadón de Plumas

The bite was barely perceptible. Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel MF rated it liked it Apr 14, The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, All the lights remained mournfully on in the room and in the living room.


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

Later she lost consciousness. That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself up. They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Notify me of new comments via email. The daily fluffing of the pillow without a doubt had slowed its progress at first, but ever since the young woman stopped moving the sucking went at a dizzying speed.

Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, Alicia stopped fainting but she continued to move visibly towards death. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

Open Preview See a Problem? Did you translate this? Courtney rated it liked it Nov 01, Plhmas the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness.

Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, Their honeymoon had been one long shiver.

In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball. You are commenting using your WordPress. In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, My Uruguayan friend is hracio me to the literature of South America.


Want to Read horwcio. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She could barely move her head.

Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. Roberto Montesinos Marin rated it liked it Feb 27, There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even almhadon why.

She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover. If not, who is this translation akmohadon to? Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, Thank you for this translation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.