New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Spanish

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The book contains ten short stories or excerpts by contemporary authors presented on the left page, with a full English translation on the facing page. This enables you to read through the text and check yourself on any words or phrases that you might not have quite understood and makes these books a great tool for language learners!

  • Short stories to keep your interest
  • Full translation in English
  • Notes on certain sections
  • Ideal for intermediate learners

Product Description

The Spanish version of the parallel text series contains ten pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation. Including stories by Fuentes, Molinas, Marquez and Cortazar, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.


  • Introduction
  • Eva's Indifference Soledad Puértolas (1947- ) Translated by John R. King
  • A Literary Tea Party Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929- ) Translated by Clive Griffin
  • On the Honeymoon Javier Marias (1951- ) Translated by Eric Southworth
  • Waliamai Isabel Allende (1942- ) Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
  • Maria dos Prazeres Gabriel García Márquez (1928- ) Translated by Edith Grossman
  • Las Amigas Carlos Fuentes (1928- ) Translated by Alfred Mac Adam
  • Absurd Ending Laura Freixas (1958- ) Translated by John R. King
  • The Possessed Antonio Muñez Molina (1956- ) Translated by John R. King
  • Second Time Round Julio Cortázar (1914-84) Translated by Clive Griffin
  • Syllabus Juan Benet (1927-93) Translated by Eric Southworth
  • Notes on Spanish Texts
  • Acknowledgments

Third book in the Spanish Penguin Parallel Text series

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    Parallel Text

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    Short Stories

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