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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Pina rated it really liked it Jul 26, Anzu The Great Destroyer rated it it was ok Sep 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem. This one just didn’t do it for me.

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Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fe I have headaches. He describes these headaches he gets sometimes with painfully vivid detail. I captures the debilitation that a nasty headache can bring with it too. The Stranger is my favorite book of all time. Read this one for FREE here: 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.

But the thing is, I have a totally different set of grading criteria for short stories than I have for novels. A weird, eccentric short story by one of the greats.

I think this might require another read-through. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And Cefalfa do understand what was being said, and what this author was trying to do.


Nov 12, Kate rated it really liked it Shelves: Christian Ray Buendia rated it liked it Jul 16, Cortazar writes in symbolic and sometimes very beautiful prose. He likens the whole experience to one of taking care of some mythical creatures known as mancuspias. Baiba ceaflea it it was amazing Oct 07, Open Preview See a Problem?

crotazar Temi rated it it was ok Oct 19, I always go into a novel thinking that it will be around for awhile, that it may take my hand while we embark on a life together.

Something hot and steamy that may not last long, but something that will stick with me anyway. Return to Book Page. And while I love novels that challenge me and force me to see the world differently, short stories are a horse of a different color. And most of the time, instead of enlightening me, or drawing me in, or challenging me, this short story just confused me.

Headache [Cuento] by Julio Cortázar

It will be around for me to pick up again and again, and though age cefaleq experience may change us, we can always pick up where we left off and see things from a different perspective. Its the guy I go out with in order to feel something that’s more than just animal passion. A novel needs to be the guy who holds my hand and wants to plan a future with me.


Perhaps those memories inspired this story that focuses so much on headaches. Erik rated it liked it Dec 29, Nov 25, Alex Sarll added it.

Headache [Cuento]

Sensation of ripping, of burning in the brain, in the scalp, with fear, with fe. On the surface, it seems exactly like something I’d like. View all 19 comments. Carlos Ch rated it it was amazing Dec 27, 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.

Eli Serra rated it liked it Apr 19, Vivid descriptions of the suffering felt during headaches and more oblique descriptions of creatures that may or may not be cefzlea the suffering. The guy I want to have crazy ceralea sex with in an airplane bathroom.

I mean, come on. Feb 10, E.

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

And this short just comes up…well…short. Aconitum is abrupt; savage; worse in cold winds; with anxiety, anguish, fear.

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