La casa de Asterión has ratings and 12 reviews. Katie said: I read this (very) short story in English. I have always loved Greek mythology, so I thin. For some readers, grasping the work of Jorge Luis Borges, the acclaimed Let’s use the short story called The House of Asterion (La casa de. Jorge Luis Borges. (Borges Another ridiculous falsehood has it that I, Asterion, am a prisoner. But of all the games, I prefer the one about the other Asterion.

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Self-Criticism in February Philip Whalen: Each part of the house repeats many times, any particular place is another place.

La casa de Asterión

Nine men enter the house every nine years so bores I may deliver them from all cas. Not writing anything down was the advice of a certain San Francisco socialite, experienced in the demimonde, who opined one could get away with being no better than one ought to be, in any place, at any time, as long as there never any incriminating memos, letters, notes, billets-doux, etc.

Sometimes I really sleep, sometimes the color of day has changed when I open my eyes.

Books by Jorge Luis Jorgf. Is it about a bicycle? I crouch in the shadow of a pool or around a corner and pretend I am being followed. Jan 16, Katie Robinson rated it liked it. When I see the ocean T. Never have I retained the difference between one letter and another.

Hatred It almost makes you have to look away Philip Larkin: Newer Post Older Post Home. Please note that the poems and essays on this site are copyright and may not be reproduced without the author’s permission. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


La casa de Asterión by Jorge Luis Borges (3 star ratings)

Point Joe Erasing the Forgotten: 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.

I hope he will take me to a place with fewer galleries fewer doors.

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He will find here no female pomp nor gallant court formality, but he will find quiet and solitude. Adrift A seemingly insatiable demand Its horn more precious than gold Marianne Moore: And he will also find a house like no other on the face of this earth.

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The House of Asterion

Nevertheless, by dint of exhausting all the dusty galleries of grey stone and the courtyards with their cisterns, I have reached the street and I have seen the temple of Axes and the sea. ChennieXi rated it liked it Nov 11, Sometimes I asherion and we both laugh heartily. It is true that I never leave my house, but it is also true that its doors whose numbers are infinite footnote: Varun Parev in Armenian language With great obeisance I say to him “Now we shall return to the first intersection ” or “Now we shall come out into another courtyard ” Or “I knew you would like the drain ” or “Now you will asterin a pool that was filled with sand” or “You will soon see how the cellar branches out”.

Retrieved from ” https: Besides, one afternoon I did step into the street ; If I returned before night, I did so because of the fear that the faces of the common people inspired in me, faces as discolored and flat as the palm of one’s hand. Fire Open Arms Hilton Obenzinger: Not only have I imagined these games, I have also meditated on the house. Hasta mis detractores admiten que no hay un solo mueble en la casa. The original says fourteenbut there is ample reason to infer that, as used by Asterion, this numeral stands for infinite.


NYPD chokeslam, broken leg, plain sight perpwalk show — American luos glass half full? Here one will find a house like no other on the face of the Earth. Should I add that there are no locks? Just stunned When medics cry I am the bullets, the oranges and the memory: But of all the games, I prefer the one about the other Asterion.

TOM CLARK: Jorge Luis Borges: La Casa de Asterión / The House of Asterion

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They remain where they fell and their bodies help distinguish one gallery from another. Mads Gilbert, a physician working in Gaza killing us while we are sleeping Another stunning sunset: I am not interested in what one man may transmit to other men; like the philosopher I think that nothing is communicable by the art of writing.

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