“En memoria de Paulina” is a short story by Bioy Casares included in the anthology The Celestial Plot The story is written in first person. The author is in love. Get this from a library! En memoria de Paulina. [Alejandro Areal Vélez; Cecilia Biagni; Marcelo Silva; Luis Rubio; Leandro Bardach; Adolfo Bioy Casares;]. When he tells his friend, Morgan, about seeing Paulina, Morgan informs him that Montaro Included Work: Bioy Casares, Adolfo En memoria de Paulina.

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Outside, on the roof, against the walls, it was raining.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published first published They drove the whole night through the Costanera and the lakes, and at dawn, at a certain Hotel del Tigre, he killed her with a bullet. Now, however, I remember: This was from, I said to myself, the superimposition of anachronistic memories the oldest being the little horse and the most recent being Paulina.

Unconsciously I continued memorix imaginings and faithfully reproduced the scenes from that evening. Getting into bed I had the impression of setting foot into a trap perhaps I remembered sleepless nights in which one stayed in bed without realizing one was awake.

It was just a simple shower.

Me gusta el azul, me gustan las uvas, me gusta el hielo, me gustan las rosas, me gustan los caballos blancos. References apulina be subject to editor approval before appearing. Your reference will not appear until it has been cleared by a website editor. Pame rated it really liked it Aug 01, Paulina had forgiven me. Coming back I felt cold. Jun 01, Carla rated it liked it Shelves: Then, like lightning, I touched upon the truth.


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Seeing her leave, he followed her then questioned her in the street. But my beloved vanished. The image that entered the house, and that which later occurred there were a projection of the horrific imagination of Montero.

I doubted why I forgot Paulina. Naturally, I read at a faster pace in Spanish; I found a couple of terms I wasn’t familiar with, but they didn’t slow down the process.

I selected an image from that evening, Paulina before the smooth dark profundity of the mirror, and I tried to summon it. You can read the original here. And these, in turn, confirm the truth. I called her again, went down to the entrance, and ran through the street. He who knew Hell does not have any interest in Purgatory.

En memoria de Paulina by Adolfo Bioy Casares

No trivia or quizzes yet. Leus 77 rated it really liked it Aug 01, Memory and imagination are capricious faculties: Then I found myself on a dry street. Return to Book Page. Then, with scant interest, I noticed that I was this figure. Paulina said to me: Ripley film The Talented Mr.

Categories and months of Deeblog. Post a New Comment Enter your information below to add a new comment. I gazed at her face, her smile, her eyes. I had embraced a monstrous ghost of the jealousy of my rival.


En memoria de Paulina

Many images, inspired by unavoidable energy, passed between my closed eyes. I wanted to devote myself to the contemplation of her image.

Morgan received me in bed, his face in a giant bowl which he held with both hands. Reviews, essays, and translations.

I interpreted this rain — which was the whole world surging forth anew — as the panicked expansion of our love. Juan Volpe rated it it was amazing Dec 28, When I caught sight of it, I had an instantaneous revelation: Casaress I had an embarrassing revelation: I thought I had lost consciousness and fallen into a sudden precipice.

Carolina rated it really liked it Feb pualina, Affecting indifference, I asked him:. Her arrival occurred thus: Muy buena historia corta de Adolfo Bioy. Sol Gazzia rated it really liked it Nov 22, And regarding Paradise, he already knows it is the absence of hell.

Paulina, in other times, would not have betrayed anyone. Books by Adolfo Bioy Casares. Paulian evening I arrived from Europe, my thoughts returned to Paulina.