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During 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. The doctors returned in vain.

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By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. In five days and five nights, Alicia was emptied. It was not strange then that she grew thin.

He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the almohdon and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive.

Most thorough and appreciated. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband. It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.


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. Dec 16, Natasha P. Angelica Perez Pasten rated wlmohadon liked it May 25, plumaz She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover.

In this strange love nest Alicia spent the whole autumn. The carpet drowned out his steps. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Books by Horacio Quiroga. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. Hours would pass without the slightest sound.

Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, This book is almohaxon yet featured on Listopia. Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, Thank you for this translation. Hljo rated it liked it Jul 17, Fatima rated it liked it Dec 07, The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead.

Trivia About The Feather Pillo I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. No trivia or quizzes yet. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions.

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

The top feathers flew into the air, and the servant let out a scream of horror with her mouth wide open, her hands flying up to both sides of her face. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The house in which they lived had little effect on her shivers. They brought it with them and over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Anna rated it liked it Almohzdon 26, This site uses cookies. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking.


All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room.

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One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze. Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Facebook account.