By Alice Munro
L. a. gran autora canadiense nos ofrece Mi vida querida, una colección de cuentos en los que vemos a hombres y mujeres obligados a traficar con los angeles duda, el dolor y los angeles decepción sin más recursos que su humanidad.
¿Bastan un beso robado, un salto desde un tren en marcha, l. a. sombra furtiva de una mujer, una borrachera de media tarde o las preguntas arriesgadas de una niña para conformar un mundo que tenga peso propio y cuente los angeles vida entera? Si quien escribe es Alice Munro un uncomplicated adjetivo sirve para cruzar las fronteras de los angeles anécdota y colocarnos en el lugar donde bullen los sentimientos y las emociones.
Comienzos, finales, giros del destino... y de repente, cuando creíamos que el relato llegaría a su obvia conclusión, Munro nos invita a dar otra vuelta de tuerca que cambia el fluir de los acontecimientos y emociona al lector, mostrando hasta qué punto esa vida cotidiana que tanto...
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As we stepped from under the arch at the end of the quay onto the Kreuzherrenplatz, I ran into that street with my arms raised. But in front of a small door in the Seminarkirche I fell, for there was a step which I had not expected. It made a little noise, the next street lamp was sufficiently far away, I lay in the dark. From a tavern opposite came a fat woman with a lantern to see what had happened in the street. The piano within continued playing, but fainter, with only one hand, because the pianist had turned toward the door which, until now ajar, had been opened wide by a man in a high-buttoned coat.
His face bore the artless expression of a man who meditates and makes no effort to conceal it. From time to time he closed his eyes: on opening them again his chin became distorted. "The landscape disturbs my thought," he said in a low voice. "It makes my reflections sway like suspension bridges in a furious current. " I close my eyes and say: You green mountain by the river, with your rocks rolling against the water, you are beautiful. But it is not satisfied; it wants me to open my eyes to it.
But I'll be off now, you see --. ' "To which, without thinking, I said: 'That's certain. But you're coming from abroad and your servants don't happen to be with you. ' "He didn't answer. " d Continued Conversation Between the Fat Man and the Supplicant For some time already I had been trying to cheer myself up. I rubbed my body and said to myself: "It's time you spoke. You're becoming embarrassed. Do you feel oppressed? Just wait! You know these situations. Think it over at your leisure. Even the landscape will wait.
Mi vida querida by Alice Munro