I only recently (last six or seven years) learned to read Spanish. It is an excellent exercise for one’s brain. El Jarama is written almost entirely in dialogue, much. About Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio: Hijo del escritor y uno de los principales ideólogos del falangismo Rafael Sánchez Mazas y de la italiana. 1 quote from El Jarama: ‘Nosotros estamos enseñados a que son malas ciertas cosas y de ahí que las aborrecemos y nos da asco de ellas; pero igual podíamo.

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The fruitseller’s daughter fell in love with him and gave him apricots and plums. Then, then was the story of Don Zana ‘The Marionette.

He would dance in the elevators and on the landings, spill ink wells, beat on pianos with his rigid little gloved hands. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. Comentarios A La Historia 4. He had a disagreeable voice, like the breaking of dry reeds; he talked more than anyone, and he got drunk at the little tables in the taverns.

Sometimes they ferlosiio into the patios; they ate up the parsley, a little green sprig of parsley, in the summer, in the watered shade of the patios, in the cool windows of the basements at foot level.

El Jarama Quotes

One day he took her out for a walk. Don Zana used to walk through the outskirts of Madrid and ferlosioo small dirty fish in the Manzanares. He awoke one morning, hanging in the dusty storeroom of a theater, next to a lady of the eighteenth century, with many white ringlets and a cornucopia of a face.


Discover new books on Goodreads. Or they stepped on the spread-out sheets, undershirts, or pink chemises felosio to the ground like the gay shadow of a handsome young girl.

He would throw the cards into the air when he lost, and he didn’t stoop over to pick them up. Her flesh was slack and she was some forty-five years old. Esas Yndias Equivocadas Y Malditas: El testimonio de Yarfoz 3. The girl cried when days passed without Don Zana’s going by her street. Topics Mentioning This Author.

He slept in a pension where no one else stayed. Don Zana said to her, ‘You don’t pay for art, kid. Many felt his dry, wooden slap; many listened to his odious songs, and all saw him dance on the tables.

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

Want to Read saving…. He would breakfast on a large cup of chocolate and he would not return until night or dawn. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. He wore a white shirt, a jacket of green flannel, a bow tie, light trousers, and shoes of Corinthian red on his little dancing feet.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Then he would light a fire of dry leaves and fry them.


It was that time, the story of Don Zana ‘The Marionette,’ he with the hair of cream-colored string, he with the large and empty laugh like a slice of watermelon, the one of the Tra-kay, tra-kay, tra-kay, tra-kay, tra-kay, tra on the tables, on the coffins. Margaret Jull Costa Translator. They were dragging their heavy wool, eating the grass among the rubbish, bleating to the neighborhood. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

El Jarama Quotes by Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

Don Zana kept the pits to make her believe he loved jaram. It was when there were geraniums on the balconies, sunflower-seed stands in the Moncloa, herds of yearling sheep in the vacant lots of the Guindalera.

Don Zana broke the flower pots with his hand and he laughed at everything. This lady was waiting for a husband.

Perhaps she had been waiting since she was fifteen. His chest was a trapezoid. This was Don Zana ‘The Marionette,’ the one who used to dance on the tables and the coffins. Mientras no cambien los dioses, nada ha cambiado 4. He ajrama to argue, to go visiting in houses.