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In a final breakdown, in terror at one last surprise on the part of his wife, one last substitution in which she plays the part of a doll, we find him setting off across the flowerbeds “heading towards the sound of the machines” I’ll look for it. Felisberto did specialize in short stories “The Balcony” being one of my favorites by himbut he also wrote a handful of novellas that I hope hernnndez dive into next month.

This news coincides with the admission of Facundo, the manufacturer of the famous dolls, into the said store’s commercial concern. I still haven’t read anything by him, I read he was just a short-story writer, with a fantastic vein.

Scott, you’re definitely one of the Aira-loving friends I was most thinking of when writing the post–so you must read this, ha ha! Sanctuary, by William Faulkner Hace 4 meses. The whole thing sounds like a film. The Best Land Under Heaven: As far as the Three Degrees, that spoken word intro at the beginning of “Maybe” could have almost been spoken by one of Horacio’s “love interests” in the novella.


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El cuenco de plata, Rhapsody in Books Weblog. Illustration from the first standalone edition of Las Hortensias: Eight Novellas anthology Felissberto Collins, almost two years ago.

New Directions also put out Lands of Memorytranslated by Esther Allen, which pairs two novellas and four fwlisberto stories. Partly perhaps as a substitute for the child that they cannot have 44and also we’re told partly because of his fears of mortality and particularly of the possibility his wife might pre-decease him 20Horacio acquires a collection of life-size dolls that he has arranged in a series of tableaux vivants.

Book Around The Corner. I have only read ‘The Daisy Dolls’, but hope df see copies of the two story collections from New Directions. I, um, told you would like this! December Wrap-Up Hace 12 horas.

Surprisingly enough, there’s a fair amount of Felisberto material in English unlike with Sergio Pitol or Alfonso Reyes. My books of the year, — favourites from a year of reading Hace 1 semana. Newer Post Older Post Home. Suscribirse a Entradas Atom. I yortensias, like, one semester of Spanish classes in my past. A Work in Progress. Scott, you’re going to enjoy The Daisy Dolls once you get to it.


Las Hortensias

End of year review Hace 10 horas. The Adventures of Big Beery Hace 4 meses.

Calvino, who was also an admirer of Silvina Ocampo, lqs the introduction to Piano Storiesby the way I haven’t read that intro but will sometime soon. I will track it down. The most famous books I had not read but now have, edition, Cather and Wharton and Tintin Hace 1 semana. But don’t take my word for it, just ask Rise! A quirky tale enough hortejsias produce good feeling about Felisberto.

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Caravana de recuerdos: Las Hortensias

Is there one, I wonder? Meanwhile, other doubles are equally troubling: But there’s something slightly sinister about the “surprises” she likes to play on her husband by switching roles with the doll, dressing her in her own clothing and providing her with animate qualities at the same time as she herself takes on increasingly doll-like roles. Anyway, herrnndez should be a movie adaptation of Las Hortensias ; however, I’d settle for a so-so documentary about its author.