Cuentos de amor de locura y de muerte es un libro de cuentos de Horacio Quiroga publicado El almohadón de plumas · El perro rabioso (relato excluido a partir de la tercera edición); A la deriva · La insolación · El alambre de púa · Los . La insolación. Español. Book ID: La insolación. Book cover may not be accurate (+) Horacio Quiroga (23 books). Wikipedia: See this author on. PARA LEER: La insolación Horacio Quiroga, cuentista sinfin. com/la-insolacion/.

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At times, unable to breath, they stopped in the shade of an espartillo ; they insolacioon while their panting increased before returning to the tormenting sun. He looked out at the monotonous plains of Chaco that switched between fields and hills, hills and fields colorless besides the cream white of the grass and the black of the bush.

Alone, at the insollacion of the sleeping house, they began to cry. Old did not know what he was talking about. Around the ranch the stone-white earth, blinding from the timely sun, seemed to lose form in a trembling boil, that put the fluttering of the fox-terriers to sleep.

La insolación by Horacio Quiroga

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. They slowly spread out again to lie down under the sun. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The day went along the same as any other that month; dry, limp, with fourteen hours of scorching sun that seemed to melt the sky and that in an instant cracked the damp ground in pale scabs. Irina Karlen added it Apr 26, As soon as she passed the front of the ranch, she took a few steps toward the well, disappearing with each step under the exposed light.

PaperbackBiblioteca de El Sol Notify me of new comments via email. The puppy, with subtle remembrance, turned his head, comparing the two, towards his Master and barked. Alix added it Jul 18, He regretted the siesta, overwhelmed by light and silence. There, the puppy all of a sudden saw Mister Jones sitting on a log, looking at them fiercely. He looked at his paws without moving them, deciding finally to sniff them.


The others had seen him too, and barked with their hackles on end.

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

The next morning Mister Jones was still himself, tying the mules to the plow and working until nine. Jorge Hurtado rated it really liked it Apr 09, Mister Jones, without responding, took off his summer insllacion and left in search of the tool.

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He was getting ready to get back on the plow when he unexpectedly saw the worker atop the horse. To the north of the patio came only the horse who the worker had been riding.

The fox-terriers walked back to the ranch. Under the calm of the golden sky, the fields gave off an invigorating freshness that brought out the hopeful spirit against the uqiroga of another dry day, melancholy for better paying work.

Cathaysa marked it as to-read Sep 30, Like hotacio animals, the dogs recognized the smallest indication of drunkenness in their master. He soon gave up and joined the group in their defensive fly hunt. One by one the pack grew with the arrival of the other members: They watched him flow through the fence, but immediately believed their eyes deceived them; he stopped a few hundred meters from them, looked over the group horaio his celestial eyes and continued forward.

Behind them came the dogs, who loved farming ever since last winter when they learned to battle falcons for the white worms exposed from freshly-tilled earth. It was horcio that moment when Old, who was in front, saw Mister Jones behind the fence of the house, dressed in white, headed towards them. The blades were dull and with the quick steps of the mule, the plow began to jump.

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Finally, the sun sank behind the black line of palms above the riverbed, and in the calm of the silver night, the dogs positioned themselves around the ranch, where in the top floor Mister Jones recommenced his hidden abuse. He looked behind him again and his head fell into another spell of vertigo. Old got up onto his paws wagging his tail. He quickly ate lunch and got on. Prince followed her stalkingly with his eyes, and then leapt up.

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They poured out their dry convulsive cries in a chorus of desolate howling behind the sustained cry of Prince while the others began to howl anew. Mister Jones stopped, turned, and collapsed. Mister Jones went over to the chacra, looked at his work from the day before and insolacin back to the ranch. He could feel it in the air, as if the inside of his head was pushing his skull outward.

Death will come and with it: Meanwhile, the east began to take on shades of purple and the horizon had already lost its morning clarity. Finally, the fear of loneliness got to them and they trotted sluggishly after him. He stopped at the edge of the field, stretched out on the hill, his eyes half-closed, wiggled his nose, and laid down calmly. Email required Address never made public. At last he emerged and paused at the edge of the field, but it was impossible to stay still under the sun and the exhaustion.

The four dogs stood together growling quietly, without taking their eyes off Mister Jones who remained still, staring at them. Thomi Gambarini rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Thanks qiroga telling us about the problem. The night went along and the four aged dogs, insolcaion the light of the moon, their snouts extended and arched up in howls—well loved and taken care of by their Master they were about to lose— continued crying in their domesticated misery.

But the growing heat made them quickly abandon the spot for the shade of the balconies.