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A very lucid account of the process of going insane and subsequent recovery. Trivia About House of Fear. There are many ways to write, many ways to tear apart the strands of a woven life and weave them once again into miedoo cloth.

La casa del miedo. Throughout the history of literature, it has miedl been important to a great many people. Quotes from Memorias de Abajo. As with its predecessor, Ernst matches these quite effectively with collages. I would even dare to say I like them more than her paintings.

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Reading her is both wondrously fun and sometimes upsetting. Berna Labourdette rated it liked it Jul 05, They reflect reality in a very strange way, although I don’t know if I know that just because I’ve done some research on her life, and if normal people who just read her books can see these links and, they either make them appreciate the story more, or make it even more senseless.

But what can you expect? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jade rated it did not like it May 22, You can find a short documentary on her and some interviews on YouTube. Strangely, she removes sex from the equation by replacing herself with a young boy who is taken on vacation by an uncle, instead of the uncle’s own daughter. Well, let’s just say that initially i read the book by parts, but I recently read it Carrington is going to be a permanent obsession.


I found it in English in Amazon and antique book shops at crazy prices. Less fantastical but not much than The Hearing Trumpet, Carrington is able to write of madness and vulnerability in a strangely straightforward way. Introduction by Marina Warner, who also translated the formerly French bits. Leonora C Reality is malleable.

Leonora Carrington, an artist of the Surrealist Movement, here joins fiction with autobiography in a collection of work including accounts of her life before and after she met Max Ernst as well as short stories, a novella and original artwork.

Skip to content Skip to search. Simon rated it it was amazing Apr 11, I ended up getting the digital version in Spanish from the Google Play store in case you want it Open Preview See a Problem?

Paperbackpages. Login to add to list. As much as they asked her, Leonora never revealed the meanings and symbols in her stories, but it seems to me that there are several things that don’t require a complicated explanation. There is such strength in her weakness.

La casa del miedo. Memorias de abajo

The University of Queensland. Want to Read saving…. Her words, whether written in English or translated from French, are erudite and unornamented. A very strange re-casting of a real episode: Paperbackpages. The significance of that label remains wavery. No trivia or quizzes yet. Comments and reviews What are comments? This single location in Queensland: Which is to say that wild and strange as these may be, they avoid some familiar pitfalls of surrealist writing. Jan 21, Tania Labastida Mendoza rated it it was ok.


I am a very boring person, despite my enormous intelligence and distinguished appearance, and nobody knows this better than I. This book is a biographical account of the authors experience wile confined in a rest house after a nervous breakdown.

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Her tales possess the full uncanny unexpectedness of dreams, but maintains also their portentousness and peculiar sense at the time at least of internal logic. I’ve often told myself that if only I were given the opportunity, I’d perhaps become the centre of intellectual society.

The images in most of the stories: Want to Read saving…. Mingled on each page, the mundane and fanciful, brutal and absurd. Lists with This Book. I’ve often told myself that if only I were given the opportunity, I’d perhaps become the centre of intellectual society.

The tone and voice are entirely different from the fictionalized, pre-breakdown stories, chillingly exacting. But what can you expect? Trivia About House of Fear.

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