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The decapitated chicken : and other stories

Author: Horacio Quiroga
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1984, ©1976.
Series: Texas Pan American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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South American master storyteller Horacio Quiroga is the author of some 200 pieces of fiction that have been compared to the works of Poe, Kipling, and Jack London. This collection of his work in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quiroga, Horacio, 1878-1937.
Decapitated chicken.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1984, ©1976
(OCoLC)607096085
Named Person: Horacio Quiroga; Horacio Quiroga
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horacio Quiroga
ISBN: 0292715412 9780292715417
OCLC Number: 11479178
Description: xviii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The feather pillow --
Sunstroke --
The pursued --
The decapitated chicken --
Drifting --
A slap in the face --
In the middle of the night --
Juan Darién --
The dead man --
Anaconda --
The incense tree roof --
The son.
Series Title: Texas Pan American series.
Responsibility: by Horacio Quiroga ; selected & translated by Margaret Sayers Peden ; introduction by George D. Schade ; illustrations by Ed Lindlof.

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"[Quiroga's stories] are, like Poe's, full of psychological shocks and eerie effects and are bracingly, if ruthlessly, realistic." * New Yorker *

 
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