Bestiario is a book of eight short stories written by Julio Cortázar. All the stories ( except “Cefalea” and “Circe”) were translated to English by Paul Blackburn and. Today though, is featuring an all new translation from Cortázar. The short story “Cefalea” (or “Headache”) was acquired for by. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “The Two Voices” Cortazar’s ‘Cefalea Commenting on the narrative voice in “Cefalea,”1 Cortazar once said: “I imagined the couple a bit.

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Because Julio Cortazar is an author I’ve been meaning to read. Something hot and steamy that may not last long, but something that will stick with me anyway.

Headache [Cuento]

What a bizarre story! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anzu The Great Destroyer rated it it was ok Sep 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And while I love novels that challenge me cefqlea force me to see the world differently, short stories are a horse of a different color. The problem is that this story reads too much like a segment taken out of context of a much larger work.

Corhazar not sure how the two parts of this story relate, but weird. Sep 23, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: Melki rated it really liked it Dec 29, View all 19 comments.


Gary rated it liked it Sep 03, Zoe rated it it was amazing Jan 01, I just felt like it was over my head. Want to Read saving…. A novel needs to be the guy who holds my hand and wants to plan a future with me. The Stranger is my favorite book of all time.

Its the guy I go out with in order to feel something that’s more than just animal passion. I kind of feel like an asshole for not liking this one. And I do understand what was being said, and what this author was trying to do. No trivia or quizzes yet.

This one just didn’t do it for me. Vivid descriptions of the suffering felt during headaches and more oblique descriptions of creatures that may or may not be causing the suffering.

I mean, come on. Nov 12, Kate rated it really liked it Shelves: In that sense, it’s a terrifying story, if only because I can recognize the pain described in many of them.

Feb 10, E. Return to Book Page. The descriptions of headaches were brilliant.

Headache [Cuento] by Julio Cortázar

Trivia About Headache [Cuento]. Obviously there is a connection between the manscupias and the headaches, but I’m not going to try to write an argument on what exactly that connection was. Kathy rated it really liked it Nov 13, He describes these headaches he gets sometimes with painfully vivid detail. Baiba rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Temi rated it it was ok Oct 19, Read this one for FREE here: Perhaps those memories inspired this story that focuses so much on headaches.


I think this might require another read-through. The guy I want to have crazy hot sex with in an airplane bathroom. A short story is that hot guy who I want to make cortazra with underneath the bleachers at a football game.

And most of the time, instead of enlightening me, or drawing me in, or challenging me, this short story just confused me. Chang rated it it was ok Nov 27, Aconitum is abrupt; savage; cefaleq in cold winds; with anxiety, anguish, fear. Astrid rated it liked it Aug 31, I enjoy cerebral reads very much. Pexa rated it liked it Apr 19, The excellent prose captured my attention more than the story.