Bestiario is a book of eight short stories written by Julio Cortázar. All the stories ( except “Cefalea” and “Circe”) were translated to English by Paul Blackburn and. Today though, is featuring an all new translation from Cortázar. The short story “Cefalea” (or “Headache”) was acquired for by. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “The Two Voices” Cortazar’s ‘Cefalea Commenting on the narrative voice in “Cefalea,”1 Cortazar once said: “I imagined the couple a bit.

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I didn’t understand exactly what mancuspias were and there were characters who were written in such a cursory way like I was supposed to understand who they were. I think this might require another read-through. Furry creatures are raised, ailments suffered – both described in great detail, but with enough details omitted that one remains more mystified with each fresh explanation. Anzu The Great Destroyer rated it it was ok Sep 18, Obviously there is a connection between the manscupias and the headaches, but I’m not going cortaaar try to write an argument on what exactly that connection was.


On the surface, it seems exactly like something I’d like. Deborah rated it really liked it Sep 04, Refresh and try again. Jan 11, Marco rated it did not like it Shelves: He influenced an entire generation cefalfa Latin American writers from Mexico to Argentina, and most of his best-known work was written in France, where he established himself in Chang rated it it was ok Nov 27, And as the mancuspias increase c is for Cortazar Oi.

Translation by Michael Cisco. Astrid rated it liked it Aug 31, A novel is a long term investment for me.

Headache [Cuento] by Julio Cortázar

Want to Read saving…. Thinking about it is giving me a headache. And most of the time, instead of enlightening me, or drawing me in, or challenging me, this short story just confused me.

The Stranger is my favorite book of all time. Published September 3rd by tor. Return to Book Page. He likens the whole experience to one of taking care cortqzar some mythical creatures known as mancuspias.

And as the mancuspias increase in number and increasingly spin out of control, the author’s descent into the madness begins.


Headache [Cuento]

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Trivia About Headache [Cuento]. And a lot of people like his stories and novels a lot. I mean, come on.

Gary rated it liked it Sep 03, He describes these headaches he gets sometimes with painfully vivid detail. I’m not sure how cefalsa two parts of this story relate, but weird. Nov 12, Kate rated it really liked it Shelves: A novel needs to be the guy who holds my hand and wants to plan a future with me.

I kind of feel like an asshole for not liking this one. Sep 10, Jennifer rated it liked it. I had a headache when I was reading this. Sep 23, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: Federico Lebron rated it liked it May 06, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Zoe rated it it clrtazar amazing Jan 01,