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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They brought it with them and over the dining room table Plumaas gashed open the pillow cover. Return to Book Page. Notify me of new comments via email.

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Most thorough and appreciated. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. Did you translate this?

Open Preview See a Problem? Thank you for this translation. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy horacil, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball.

Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. She looked indifferently from one side to the other.

El almohadón de plumas

Jordan ran into the room. Hours would pass without the slightest sound. You are commenting using your WordPress. The following morning she awoke faint and without spirit. All day long the lights were kept on in the profoundly silent room.


During the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of consciousness. At last, Alicia died. Allyson rated it liked it Sep 27, Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground.

Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. They observed her silently for a while and returned to the dining room.

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He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, use the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. Dec 16, Natasha P. 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. No trivia or quizzes yet. She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm.

She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover.

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

Anna rated it liked it Aug 26, The carpet drowned out his steps. Later she lost consciousness. Abigail rated it liked it Apr 18, It was not strange then that she grew thin. The following day Alicia continued to get worse. Suddenly and with profound tenderness, Jordan slowly passed his hand over her head, and Alicia instantly broke down into tears, throwing her arms around his neck. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. Want to Read saving….


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dde Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. After a moment she opened her mouth to scream, and her nostrils and lips pearled in sweat. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here