Tag Archives: Horacio Quiroga

Jungle Tales: A New Translation with Illustrations

The love of literature for many us has different origins; for some of us, the adventure might have begun with a parent reading to us, for others it might have been an extraordinary teacher; or that first library card; or … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe’s Spanish cousin

Horacio Quiroga (1878-1937) is not a name that I think most English-speaking readers know. One part de Maupassant for fluidity; one part Kafka for the uncanny or Freud’s das Unheimliche; and one part Edgar Allan Poe for psychological horror and; … Continue reading

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