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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Once everyone has five questions we go around the class, each asking a question and the whole class responding in unison. Open Preview See a Problem? The doctors returned in vain. Alicia was fading away in a sub delirious state from the anemia, worse in the afternoon but that always let up in the early hours.


Walter Oswaldo rated it liked it Dec 05, All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room. She looked indifferently from one side to the other. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Yes, all translations are mine. Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover.

El Almohadón de Plumas

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Later she lost consciousness. Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat. Simple questions that have an obvious answer within the text. This site uses cookies.


Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. Dec 16, Natasha P. The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, 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.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Their honeymoon had been one long shiver. Most thorough and appreciated. However, she had thrown a veil over her old dreams, and still lived in the hostile house as if asleep, without wanting to think about anything until her husband came home.

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