Short Stories in Spanish

Short Stories in Spanish : New Penguin Parallel Texts

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This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation. Including stories by Fuentes, Molinas, Marquez and Cortazar, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 18mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140265414
  • 9780140265415
  • 11,768


John King is a teacher of Spanish at Eton College.
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Table of contents

Short Stories in Spanish - New Penguin Parallel Text - Edited by John R. King Introduction
Eva's Indifference
Soledad Puértolas (1947- )
Translated by John R. King
A Literary Tea Party
Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929- )
Translated by Clive Griffin
On the Honeymoon
Javier Marias (1951- )
Translated by Eric Southworth
Isabel Allende (1942- )
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
Maria dos Prazeres
Gabriel García Márquez (1928- )
Translated by Edith Grossman
Las Amigas
Carlos Fuentes (1928- )
Translated by Alfred Mac Adam
Absurd Ending
Laura Freixas (1958- )
Translated by John R. King
The Possessed
Antonio Muñez Molina (1956- )
Translated by John R. King
Second Time Round
Julio Cortázar (1914-84)
Translated by Clive Griffin
Juan Benet (1927-93)
Translated by Eric Southworth
Notes on Spanish Texts
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