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While the women are sleeping

Author: Javier Marías; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of short stories, including "While the women are sleeping," in which a man lying on the beach spectulates on the lives of another pair of beach goers, and "The Resignation Letter of Señor de Santiesteban," in which a ghost jeopardizes the job of a new teacher.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Named Person: Javier Marías; Javier Marías
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Javier Marías; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 9780811216630 0811216632
OCLC Number: 601102147
Notes: A selection of 10 stories from Mientras ellas duermen originally published in Spain in 1990.
Description: ix, 128 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: While the women are sleeping --
Gualta --
One night of love --
Lord Rendall's song --
An epigram of fealty --
A kind of nostalgia perhaps --
The resignation letter of Sénor de Santiesteban --
The life and death of Marcelino Iturriaga --
Isaac's journey --
What the butler said.
Other Titles: Mientras ellas duermen.
Responsibility: Javier Marías ; translated by Margaret Jull Costa.

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Presents a collection of short stories, including "While the women are sleeping," in which a man lying on the beach spectulates on the lives of another pair of beach goers, and "The Resignation Letter of Señor de Santiesteban," in which a ghost jeopardizes the job of a new teacher.

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