By Ramón Martínez
Cuentos de suturaes un libro atípico y brillante
Una excepcional radiografía de lo más sórdido y florido de nuestros muchos síndromes. Escrito con el pulso firme de un cirujano y el sentido del humor de un anestesista, las siete historias que conforman este libro ahondan en lo peor de l. a. condición humana con extraordinaria mala leche y afiladísima pluma. Las soberbias ilustraciones de Judas Arrieta que acompañan a los relatos son obra de un artista de gran sensibilidad y poderosa pegada que ha sabido trasladar al papel con cariño y puntería el meollo de las historias.
Siete noticias, cada una tan desafiante como los angeles otra, para descubrir los aspetos más sombros del ser humano
Que el señor Somoza es un caballero de continente inalterable, exquisitos modales y ethical intachable es evidente; y que en el carácter del señor Riesco destacan su afable semblante, su humor astuto y su discreta prudencia no lo duda nadie. Pero ahora, el señor Somoza, en un rapto alucinado y sin venir a cuento, le acaba de meter un dedo en el ojo al señor Riesco, que está sentado a su lado. Éste se ha sorprendido bastante, por lo inopinado de los angeles agresión, supongo, se ha llevado l. a. servilleta a los angeles cara y se ha ido directamente al cuarto de baño. El señor Somoza se ha soplado las puntas de los dedos y los ha frotado delicadamente contra los angeles solapa.
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That does it,” said Wilson. “Got the spine. ” “Let’s get the drink,” said Macomber. In his life he had never felt so good. In the car Macomber’s wife sat very white faced. “You were marvellous, darling,” she said to Macomber. ” Wilson asked. “It was frightful. ” “Let’s all have a drink,” Macomber said. “By all means,” said Wilson. ” She drank the neat whisky from the flask and shuddered a little when she swallowed. She handed the flask to Macomber who handed it to Wilson. “It was frightfully exciting,” she said.
Tonight we’ll have champagne for the lion,” Wilson said. ” “Oh, the lion,” Margot said. ” So, Robert Wilson thought to himself, she is giving him a ride, isn’t she? Or do you suppose that’s her idea of putting up a good show? How should a woman act when she discovers her husband is a bloody coward? She’s damn cruel but they’re all cruel. They govern, of course, and to govern one has to be cruel sometimes. Still, I’ve seen enough of their damn terrorism. “Have some more eland,” he said to her politely.
Then, as an afterthought, he glanced at Macomber and saw suddenly how he was trembling and the pitiful look on his face. “You don’t have to go in, of course,” he said. “That’s what I’m hired for, you know. ” “You mean you’d go in by yourself? ” Robert Wilson, whose entire occupation had been with the lion and the problem he presented, and who had not been thinking about Macomber except to note that he was rather windy, suddenly felt as though he had opened the wrong door in a hotel and seen something shameful.
Cuentos de sutura: Noticias by Ramón Martínez