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Jun 08, Rym rated it really liked it Shelves: A man of science and reason, using those tools, slowly becomes convinced that he is being haunted by some sort of ghost. Here then, in nascent form, is the source for Lovecraft’s “cosmic horror” of some decades later.

View all 24 comments. The audiobook narration by Dermot Kerrigan added a chilling ambience to this story. However, The Horla differs considerably from his other stories, as it is a refined combination of realism —and horror. I read this book, and can’t exactly figure out what a horla is!

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The Horla is said to have influenced H. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A classic horror tale of an ageless, possibly immortal, invisible, vampire and known as the Horla!

The story “The Horla” is one of the texts that reflects, in a more evident way, which are the constant topics that Guy de Maupassant refers to in his literary work, and that they are a reflection in the psyche and construction of his characters.

From the protagonist’ inability to perceive his own reflection in the mirror to his final decision view spoiler [ he committed suicide in order to liberate himself from his fardel —and the mental torment hide spoiler eevery single detail seems to mirror Maupassant’s desperation —and his declining health.


May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Narrated in the first person as a series of entries to an intimate diary, The Horla cufnto the story of an upper-class man, who becomes engulfed by troubled thoughts—and hallucinations. Existen varias similitudes entre los tres cuentos, porque todos tienen como protagonista a un demente que percibe una presencia. Sep 13, Heather Clitheroe rated it really liked it Shelves: It reminds me of ‘The Double’ by Dostoevsky.

In the form of diary entries, over the course of 4 or 5 months, we see one man’s taking notes of the strange occurrences he feels in his house and around him. I literally loved every line. In the days that follow the sight of the vessel, the narrator finds himself seized by a strange cudnto of malaise that intensifies at night. May 14, Florencia rated it really liked it Shelves: I guess it was all part of mankind’s mind re-ordering itself into the new systems that science exposed – sometimes it seems hopeful, other times despairing as the old system cracks and rots away.

Aug 03, Sidik Fofana rated it it was amazing. In the period in which Guy de Maupassant wrote, people were starting to examine the human mind and body in order to interpret how we interact with the world around us and how to explain our existence, purpose through science.

Mar 11, Fernando rated it it was amazing. The writing style and the descriptions are overly dramatic that it’s funny sometimes.

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While such speculation is murky, it is clear that de Maupassant—hailed alongside Chekhov as father of the short story—was at the peak of his powers in this innovative precursor of first-person psychological fiction. What makes Biblio different? A few little quotes: The resemblance between the protagonist and Maupassant is flagrant. And any cuenfo or novel that involves going crazy, well, that’s a big plus to me.

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Meanwhile, it also becomes evident that the things which is oppressing him if it even is realis not supernatural at all. This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled.

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Just a pleasant surprise. Nov 03, Shabbeer Hassan rated it liked it Shelves: Determined to put an end to this mystifying situation, the protagonist decides to leave his home country in order to spend a few days at Mont Saint-Michel. En ocasiones alucina que lo asfixian mientras duerme y en otras ve que su comida desaparece.

De todas formas, me gusta pensar en las dos siendo parte de un mismo universo y las criaturas una misma raza. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them!

I listened to the audio first, and followed up by reading through the print. And, of course, both cueto suffered from mental health problems – Gilman from postnatal depression and de Maupassant from hallucinations caused by syphilis – and in both cases this influenced their writing. I highly recommend it to everyone—and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Breve y con dos narradores, este cuento es efectista.

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I am a big Guy de Maupassant fan, this was nowhere near what I expected.