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Short Stories in Spanish

New Penguin Parallel Text

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John L. King - Author

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ISBN 9780140265415 | 256 pages | 01 Jan 2001 | Penguin | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Reflecting the variety of modern Spanish literature, these stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel García Marquez's "María dos Prazeres" to Isabel Allende's powerful evocation of the oral traditions of the Amerindian "Walimai," the deceptive simplicity of Javier Marías's "On the Honeymoon," and the philosophical speculation of Laura Freixas's "Absurd Ending."
Short Stories in Spanish - New Penguin Parallel Text - Edited by John R. King

Introduction

Eva's Indifference
Soledad Puértolas (1947- )
Translated by John R. King

A Literary Tea Party
Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929- )
Translated by Clive Griffin

On the Honeymoon
Javier Marias (1951- )
Translated by Eric Southworth

Waliamai
Isabel Allende (1942- )
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden

Maria dos Prazeres
Gabriel García Márquez (1928- )
Translated by Edith Grossman

Las Amigas
Carlos Fuentes (1928- )
Translated by Alfred Mac Adam

Absurd Ending
Laura Freixas (1958- )
Translated by John R. King

The Possessed
Antonio Muñez Molina (1956- )
Translated by John R. King

Second Time Round
Julio Cortázar (1914-84)
Translated by Clive Griffin

Syllabus
Juan Benet (1927-93)
Translated by Eric Southworth

Notes on Spanish Texts
Acknowledgments