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New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in Spanish

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

Key Benefits

  • Introductory notes in English that set the book in its social and literary context
  • Short stories from leading, contemporary Spanish and Latin American authors
  • full unabridged text in Spanish
  • Complete word-for-word translation in English on facing page
  • Convenient paperback format makes key works of foreign literature accessible to the intermediate language learner.
  • Perfect for taking on vacation as there's no need to take a dictionary

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Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin
Number of pages 256
ISBN 978-0140265415
Language Spanish
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
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