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He speaks mysteriously about the ceremony, about the rain … about how experience and literature are interconnected.

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Mario rated it really liked it Sep 04, Isabel rated it really liked it Sep 08, Do stories enhance our lives, or do they leave us dissatisfied with reality? They create new worlds, evoke memories and elicit within us feelings we never knew we had. Trivia About Ay, Carmela! Why do we feel that what we read has become part of our lives?

Ay, Carmela! ;El Lector Por Horas

In the course of the play excerpts from a number of novels are read aloud. Lorena stands above them both on a ladder among the books on the shelves.

Ana rated it really liked it Dec 02, Upset, and not aware that Celso is solely in charge of the sinisterrra choices, Lorena accuses Ismael of colluding with her father and selecting a deliberately disturbing tale that reminds her painfully of her mother.

Jun 28, Palimp rated it it was amazing.

Celso is in his armchair. Ieva Matiejunaite rated it liked it May 16, 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. Ismael is also drawn into arguments about the value and perils of literature. In scene 13 Lorena mentions this short story in relation to her own situation. In addition to Absalom, Absalom! 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.


Ebru rated it really liked it Apr 07, Noa rated it it was ok Jul 29, In scene 15 Ismael reads one of his own novels poe. Seale6 rated it liked it Sep 09, Sanchis Sinisterra leaves the audience to draw their own conclusions about the meaning behind lectot ending and about the relationships between the characters.

His own life story, however, does not escape scrutiny. Jonah refuses to go and flees on a boat but is thrown overboard in a storm sent by God in punishment.

Raskolnikov from Crime and Punishment: There is a sense of freedom in his words. Although Ismael does not protest, we never know whether her claims are true, and her reasons for accusing him are unclear.

Paul Rankin, who has translated the text into English, also refers to the open-endedness of the play, recalling his initial reaction to it:. Later, Lorena j.sanchiis her father about the choice of reading material, accusing him of wanting to keep her in a state of mental anguish.

Sara Romagnoli rated it liked it Jul 03, It is left untranslated in both the Spanish and the English versions of the play and reads:. El lector por horas Reader by lecotr Hour is a three-character play set in the study of an affluent home. This is an unedited and unpublished book written by Sanchis Sinisterra himself.


Symbolically, it seems that Lorena is asking Ismael if she, too, will one day be hora to start a new chapter in her life. She is anxious, knowing that her father is about to sack her reader sinisterea the hour. Unknown Bindingpages. Want to Read saving…. Louisa rated it really liked it May 16, Heather rated it really liked it Dec 03, Dream Story or Rhapsody Traumnovelle: Alice rated it liked it Apr 10, Dos obras de teatro: Madrid, Caos Editorial, http: The narrator of Justine is a schoolmaster and struggling writer who becomes obsessed with the wealthy Justine.

Jonah is then swallowed by a whale in whose sinisterraa he remains for three days and three nights, during which time he repents of his disobedience.

Celso has discovered that Ismael has plagiarised this novel and others in his own published — but unsuccessful — books. Haltingly and reluctantly, Ismael reads excerpts from this strange tale in which a narrator describes his feelings from the moment a gun is fired at him by a mysterious assassin.