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He is led into discussions about the themes in the books he reads to Lorena. You must be logged in to add tags. There is a sense of freedom in his words. Many of these excerpts deal with sexual desire. Ana rated it really liked it Dec 02, Goodreads j.sqnchis you keep track of books you want to read.

Left alone with Lorena, and much to her consternation, Ismael laughs as he recounts his day. But it is hras dangerous. Alexandra Van caloen rated it liked it Mar 28, El lector por horas. Celso is in his armchair.

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They create new worlds, evoke memories and elicit within us feelings we never knew we had. Celso has discovered that Ismael has plagiarised this novel and others in his own published — but unsuccessful — books.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Eventually he confesses and is imprisoned letcor it ultimately forgiven by his true love, Sonya. Unable to conceive, Sarah gave Hagar to Abraham.

Please log in or sign up for a free account. Ismael is — sarcastically it seems — likening this journey from secret shame to absolution to his own situation in which Lorena has intuited his murky past porr insists on alluding to it. This character arrangement was subsequently changed around. She accuses him of being a disgraced teacher whose inappropriate relationships with young students eventually led to i.sanchis suicide of one poor girl.


Ieva Matiejunaite rated it liked it May 16, Yet when Celso does so, Ismael rl unperturbed. Unknown Bindingpages. In scene 10 Celso mentions Don Quijote as another example, along with Emma Bovary, of a character who demonstrates the dangerous capacity of fiction to appeal to such an extent that it engenders a sense of dissatisfaction with real life.

Last updated on 6 October Later, Lorena confronts her father about the choice of reading material, accusing him of wanting to keep her in a state of mental anguish. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dos obras de teatro: Ismael is also drawn into arguments about the value and perils of literature.

Into this small family unit comes Ismael, a man blessed with a neutral reading voice that appears to give nothing of his own personality away. Stories invade our lives. This novel is set in a Mexican ghost town and blurs the boundaries between fact and fiction, reality and illusion, in a manner reminiscent of the play itself.

Celso reveals that he has discovered that Ismael is himself a writer who has plagiarised the works of William Faulkner in his novels — novels which have, to make matters worse, failed to sell. Dream Story or Rhapsody Traumnovelle: She is anxious, knowing that her father is about to sack her reader by the hour.

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His own life story, however, does not escape scrutiny. Katelyn rated it liked it Jun 27, In scene 11 Ismael likens himself to Raskolnikov from Crime and Punishment. Could it be that she is choosing her own literature, making her own way in the world? Celso believes that Emma Bovary, the eponymous tragic heroine who tries to escape her mundane life through a series of affairs, has been given falsely high expectations of real life because of the literature she has read.


El lector por horas Reader by the Hour is an enigmatic play. When Hagar became pregnant, Sarah was jealous and mistreated Hagar, forcing her to flee into the desert where Ishmael was born Genesis Raskolnikov commits a savage murder and becomes obsessed with the guilt and moral anguish of this act. The novel focused particularly on the life and gradual decline of the wealthy and powerful Prince Don Fabrizio Corbera. The first epigraph is made up of fragments from the Book of Jonah in the Old Testament.

Be the first to ask a question about Ay, Carmela! No trivia or quizzes yet. The play is preceded by two epigraphs. Excerpts from this novel are read aloud and discussed by Ismael and Lorena in scenes 4, 5, 6 and 7. Erin rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Lorena may be blind, but her ability to detect the slightest nuance in the human voice enables her to see deeper than any of those around her. Critics note the correlation between the marginalised nature of this biblical character and the Ismael in the play, who has become a social outcast because of his inappropriate relationships with students Garnelo Merayo Raskolnikov from Crime and Punishment: It is left untranslated in both the Spanish and the English versions of the play and reads:.

To the roots of the mountains I sank down; the earth beneath barred me in forever. Susannah rated it really liked it May 02,