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The best story out of the collection is “While the Women Are Sleeping” and you can read it online through the New Yorker. Orthofer1 May Unexpectedly, the other man has suffered from the same identity crisis. The story asks the reader to question time.

Celesa May 31, Language: I fiori portati da Esperancita sono un intralcio, un generoso mazzo di garofani. I finished reading While the Women Are Sleeping on the bus ride home tonight. These short stories, on the other hand, are generally crisp and thoughtful, centering on universal themes of love, obsession, magic, and the blurring of the lines between the daylight world and the twilight of mind and An excellent collection of short stories.


There’s a ghost story in the book that is the best ghost story that I’ve ever read — not that I’ve read many ghost stories. In both stories the narrator does most of the listening, the other person is the one with a story to tell. They have the same Gothic, dark and mysterious elements so prevalent in Zafon’s works.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. So good, if a bit fluffy. May 04, Mike Puma rated it really liked it Shelves: The others feature rather too many doppelgangers and ghosts for my elkas and, I assume, for the taste of anyone who made it out of the eighties alive, and it isn’t clear to me if I mean the pomo s, or the Henry Jamesian s.

Whether it’s a difference in translation, culture, or age, the stories don’t read like contemporary fiction, but more like something written in the late 19th or early 20th century.

While the Women Are Sleeping

Mar 02, Sheila marked it as to-read. Reminded me of The Dyermen of Strangers in a way. Write a customer review. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Don’t have a Kindle? Most of the rest are 10 pages or less. The story is slow to develop, but high in tension and discomfort.

His narrators are usually male and experiencing some kind of identity crisis. View all 7 comments. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. From there a conversation ensues about love, life, and death. While the Women Are Sleeping —an island vacation reveals the difference between love and adoration; immobilization by prescience; a variation on a Lolita -esque theme. In which I learn, definitively, that Marias is a novelist, one of the best alive, and can’t write short ella to save his life.

While the Women Are Sleeping by Javier Marías

Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. He begins to consciously change his appearance and behaviour to differentiate himself.

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