FOX 8

FOX 8. A Story. George Saunders, New York: Penguin Random House, 2013 "¡Un zorro!" Cuando vivía en Suiza y me entregaba a largas caminatas por la montaña junto a D. a veces veíamos animales. A veces, en mitad de un sendero cruzaba una vaca con digna libertad o un caballo, un señor conejo dando brincos... Leer más →

The Colour of Milk

The Colour of Milk. Nell Leyshon; London: Penguin, 2013 Silenciada Son tiempos para usar esta expresión: silenciamiento; el acto de hacer callar de manera forzada, de obligar a permanecer en silencio, también omitir algo sobre alguien, no contar, no decir. Toca emplear el verbo "silenciar" porque es el año 2018 y estamos cabreadas, ahora lo... Leer más →

The Happy Prince

"The Happy Prince" in The Happy Prince and Other Tales; Oscar Wilde; (1888) Real happiness The first time someone reads The happy Prince, the natural tendency is to feel some kind of emotion deep inside, but only after having read it three times at least, the reader will be able to discover to what extent... Leer más →

Tenth of December

Tenth of December. Stories. George Saunders. New York: Random House. 2013 The real diving Please take a breath: let us plunge into facts that everybody knows. Take them as if they were new, strange, uncommon... I suggest you have a look on this successful book and at the same time, you bring some Black Mirror... Leer más →

Bliss

“Bliss”. Katherine Mansfield (1918) Although being thirty is probably the least important thing all over Mansfield’s short story Bliss, it seems to be some kind of clue for the reader, a sort of enigma to be solved by the moment he or she reaches the end. Bertha Young, the adorable protagonist of the text is a... Leer más →

A Daughter of the Lodge

"A Daughter of the Lodge". The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories (1906) George Gissing; Aegypan; USA; 2006. Looking for the new woman Amongst all the different subjects presented throughout this text, I think it’s important to notice that there is a new kind of real life picture drown by George Gissing. A Daughter of... Leer más →

A Little Life

A Little Life. Hanya Yanagihara, New York: Anchor Books, 2016 Interlaced Symphony "...But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restor'd and sorrows end". [W.Shakespeare, Sonnet XXX] They say that the moment a woman gives birth, her inner organs just move inside as if they've been shaken for a while,... Leer más →

The Time in Between

The Time in  Between. María Dueñas. New York: Atria Books, 2011 In between lines The time I spent working on a bookstore was full of intrigues. Although I was just there for almost two years, I could notice that the clients came and went most of the time asking for a single book. They did... Leer más →

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen. T. Egerton. London. 1813 The Cheapest Therapist It is a truth particularly denied that I don't agree with any of the characters in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. I beg you pardon Sirs, but although I'm conscious of not being in a position to consider whether those depictions are good... Leer más →

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