Inggris adalah negara berabab yang masih tersisa di mana mereka memiliki semangat yang luar biasa dan ketika itu orisinalitas fiksi Amerika Latin kontemporer belum diakui. 680 more words
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She could not avoid a profound feeling of rancor toward her husband for having left her alone in the middle of the ocean. Everything of his made her cry: his pajamas under the pillow, his slippers that had always looked to her like an invalid’s, the memory of his image in the back of the mirror as he undressed while she combed her hair before bed, the odour of his skin, which was to linger on hers for a long time after his death.
Primeiro devo dizer que, caso não tenha notado até agora, eu estava claramente escolhendo livros específicos para o Desafio Literário que tinham algo a ver com política, muito influenciada pelos eventos que estão se desenrolando no país. 604 more words
The week-end before last, I finished reading Love in the Time of Cholera (by Gabriel Garcia Marquez) on a flight home from interstate. I finished reading it about half an hour before we were due to descend, and I spent this time staring out the window (I always choose a window seat if I can), reflecting on the events and characters of the novel, and also contemplating any parallels with my own life. 776 more words