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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Or they stepped on the spread-out sheets, undershirts, or pink chemises clinging to the ground jaram the gay shadow of a handsome young girl. Discover new books on Goodreads. Perhaps she had been waiting since she was fifteen.

El Jarama Quotes

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. He would throw the cards into the air when he lost, and he didn’t stoop over to pick them up.

He slept in a pension where no one else stayed. Every morning he would put on his bright red shoes and have them cleaned.

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. Refresh and try again. One day he took her out for a walk. A rose and mauve lady that had not yet gathered her flesh and her beauty into dark clothes, and still waited, like a rose stripped of its petals, with her faded colors and her artificial smile, bitter as a grimace.


Many felt his dry, wooden slap; many listened to his odious songs, and all saw him dance on the tables. Then, then was the story of Don Zana ‘The Marionette. Topics Mentioning This Author. His chest was a trapezoid. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Comentarios A La Historia 4. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

Don Zana said to her, ‘You don’t pay for art, kid. 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.

She returned home crying and, without saying anything to anyone, died of bitterness. The fruitseller’s daughter, with her quince-lips, still bloodless, ingenuously kissed that slice-of-watermelon laugh. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. He liked to argue, to go visiting in houses.

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. He would breakfast on a large cup of chocolate and he would not return until night or dawn. Want to Read saving….

El Jarama Quotes by Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

El testimonio de Yarfoz 3. He would dance in the elevators and on the landings, spill ink wells, beat jarma pianos with his rigid little gloved hands.

Want to Read saving… Error rating book. This was Don Zana ‘The Marionette,’ fedlosio one who used to dance on the tables and the coffins.


Mientras no cambien los dioses, nada ha cambiado 4. 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 kept the pits to make her believe ferloaio loved her. This lady was waiting for a husband. The fruitseller’s daughter fell in love with him and gave him apricots and plums. Esas Yndias Equivocadas Y Malditas: Sometimes they stole 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.

Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Don Zana used to walk through the outskirts of Madrid and catch small dirty fish in the Manzanares. Don Zana broke the flower pots with his hand and he laughed at everything. Her flesh was slack and she was some forty-five years old. The girl cried when days passed without Fl Zana’s going by jarzma street. Margaret Jull Costa Translator.

Jarsma were dragging their heavy wool, eating the grass among the rubbish, bleating to the neighborhood. Then he would light a fire of dry leaves and fry them.

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