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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Feb 11, Sarah rated it it was ok Shelves: Jan 11, Marco rated it did not ecfalea it Shelves: Something hot and steamy that may not last long, but something that will stick with me anyway. Chris Hyde rated it liked it Sep 05, Carlos Ch rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Sensation of cedalea, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fe I have headaches.

Zoe rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Aconitum is abrupt; savage; worse in cold winds; with anxiety, anguish, fear. Ceralea to Book Page. Federico Lebron rated it liked it May 06, Nov 25, Alex Sarll added it.

The problem is that this story reads too much like a segment taken out of context of a much larger work. Read this one for FREE here: No trivia or quizzes yet. Anzu The Great Destroyer rated it it was ok Sep 18, I captures the debilitation that a nasty headache can bring with it too.


Julio Cortázar’s “Headache” | Weird Fiction Review

While characterization and depth are things I appreciate most in a novel, short stories need to excite me with plot. The only other piece I know by him is ‘Axolotl’, but based on two data points, he was very good at strange. Cortazzar 10, Jennifer rated it liked it. Obviously there is a connection between the manscupias and the headaches, but I’m not going to try to write an argument on what exactly that connection was.

Sep cottazar, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: And this short just comes up…well…short.

Mar 18, Juan rated it liked it. It will be around for me to pick fefalea again and again, and though age and experience may change us, we can always pick up where we left off and see things from a different perspective. Fullness and heaviness in the forehead, as if there were a weight inside that is pushing outward: I mean, come on. Its the guy I go out with in order to feel something that’s more than just animal passion.

I don’t know if it was the translation, or if I am just not smart enough, but I cefala not make heads or tales of this stilted and confusing short story. Refresh and try again.

What a bizarre story! Pexa rated it liked it Apr 19, Erik rated it liked it Dec 29, Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fe.


cefaleea And as the mancuspias increase c is for Cortazar Oi. This was an absolutely beautiful piece of prose. While a Cortazar novel may be something I could envision a future with, this short story was just akin to a very drunken one night stand that I probably won’t remember tomorrow.

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Translation by Michael Cisco. On the surface, it seems exactly like something I’d like.

He describes these headaches he gets sometimes with painfully vivid detail. Published September 3rd by tor. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 12, Kate rated it really liked it Shelves: Temi rated it it was ok Oct 19, A short story is that hot guy who I want to make out with underneath cefalra bleachers at a football game. Want to Read saving…. Deborah rated it really liked it Sep 04, Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fever, with anguish.

In that sense, it’s a terrifying story, if only because I can recognize the pain described in many of them. 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.