La casa de Asterión La otra muerte. Deutsches Requiem La busca de Averroes El Zahir La escritura del dios. Abenjacán el Bojarí, muerto en su laberinto. La casa de Asterión has ratings and 12 reviews. Cuento La casa de Asterión , de Jorge Luis Borges, originalmente publicado en el libro El Aleph, en. La casa de Asterión has ratings and 12 reviews. “La casa de Asterión”, de Jorge Luis Borges, originalmente publicado en el libro El Aleph, en

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Borges also hints at the fact that Asterion is a monster, and a very lonely one at that, through the panic felt by the town dwellers the time Asterion ventures out of his house. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in I read this very short story in English. Inauguration O-o-h Child “Time rotates Sometimes I err and we both laugh heartily. What Went Wrong in Happy Valley? Lanny, it is this relentless damn-the-torpedos attack upon the barriers that puts your work in all known media so far out ahead of the sheepish pack.


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The story takes the form of a monologue by Asterion. He also suggests that perhaps he created the world and has forgotten about it.

Borges was fluent in several languages. He goes on to say how forlorn he is and that he is expecting his redeemer to free him from this lonely life. The Big Sleep “Is the white bear worth seeing? The story is narrated in the first person singular. If I could hear all the rumblings of the world, I would detect the sound of his footsteps.

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I pretend that he has come to visit me and I show him around the house. Ritratto di Gentiluomo Portrait of a Gentleman: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

With great reverence I tell him: The sun had asteiron set, but the helpless cry of a babe and the coarse supplications of the common herd signalled that I had been recognised. Want to Read saving…. The House of Asterion.


One after another, they fall to the ground without my having to bloody my hands. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Let it be that he take me to a place with fewer galleries and fewer doors.

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