Buy El Horla y otros cuentos: Volume 37 (Ariel Juvenil Ilustrada) 2 by Guy de Maupassant, Tarquino Mejía, Rafael Díaz Ycaza, Nelson Jácome (ISBN. Results 1 – 30 of 63 La horla y otros cuentos fantásticos by Guy de Maupassant and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now. El Horla, un cuento sobre la locura, y, tal vez, su mejor cuento, tiene para mí, connotaciones autobiográficas. Era un talento para este tipo de cuentos, ya que él.

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Sin embargo, te deja pensando. I was led to de Maupassant by a recommendation from a friend, and still intend to read more of his stories – I’m intrigued by his reputation as ‘one of the fathers of the short story’, but this one, for me, was simply good, not great.

I’ll even be cheeky and suggest that the “Horla” might be seen as a prototypical version of an idea that later coalesces in the figure of FantomasFrench arch-criminal mastermind and master of disguise whose existence is only guessed by his nemesis Juve after piecing together seemingly random and disparate clues, the outlines of which point to his existence.

And I still contend the last line of the eo admittedly, translated in a slightly less powerful, if I assume more grammatically correct form, in this translation is one of the greatest ever for a horror story, the inescapable summation of the logical mind uorla headfirst into madness. Quand nous sommes seuls longtemps,nous peuplons le vide de fantomes. To view it, click here. To ask other readers questions about The Horlaplease sign up. Nov 03, Shabbeer Hassan rated it liked it Shelves: La recomiendo para cualquiera que disfrute de la mezcla de terror con ciencia ficcion.


Jun 08, Rym rated it really liked it Shelves: This creature, ‘the Horla’, drives him to increasingly irrational and extreme action as he seeks to destroy its hold over him.

It is through this work that the French author questions his own hprla. Un loco que no es tal loco. After having impulsively waved to a Brazilian vessel, this unnamed narrator starts experiencing a series of occult events that foster his descent into madness.

Una mirada desde la psicocrítica a “El Horla” de Guy de Maupassant.

The resemblance between the protagonist and Maupassant is flagrant. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? It is rather preternatural and probably destined to rule our kind without care or feeling for us. Aug 03, Sidik Fofana rated it it was amazing. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature’s greatest writers. The writing style and the descriptions are overly dramatic that it’s funny sometimes.

Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even cuengo, stock-outs do happen from time to time. Before there was a conviction that God or fate gave us our bodies, our state of mind, everything, but now we begin to look towards ourselves for answers. Want to Read saving….

Breve y con dos narradores, este cuentp es efectista. From the protagonist’ inability to perceive his own reflection in the mirror to his final decision view spoiler [ he committed suicide in order to liberate himself from his fardel vuento the mental torment hide spoiler ]every single detail seems to mirror Maupassant’s desperation —and his declining health.


It would have been a different experience if I’d flipped the two, because once I hit halfway I definitely wanted to “skip to the end. Just a pleasant surprise.

– El Horla Y Otros Cuentos (Letras Universales) by Guy de Maupassant

It will be through auto-criticism literary theory that arouse during the 20th Centurythat the nature of the ghosts and obsessions of this author will be determined, and thus manifested in “The Horla” and some other tales. A number of his stories often denote the futility of war and the innocent civilians who get crushed in it – many are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the s. Apr 14, Ana rated it really liked it Shelves: De todas formas, es bastante contundente. Refresh and try again.

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A man of science cuenfo reason, using those tools, slowly becomes convinced that he is being haunted by some sort of ghost. We require around us men who can think and talk. Paperback79 pages.

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