Tales of the Jungle

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Illustrated rustic ISBN: 9788490079447
Hardcover ISBN: 9788411263139
Typographic rustic ISBN: 9788498167405

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Tales of the Jungle (Cuentos de la selva), published in 1918 in Buenos Aires, is a book of children’s stories starring animals and set in the jungle of Misiones, in the extreme northeast of Argentina.
Horacio Quiroga dedicated this book to his children, with whom he lived a period of poverty in a damp and small basement.
The narrative of Tales of the Jungle is a tribute to nature and its beauty, the writer captures in it values that the human race must take into account. Quiroga uses personification to achieve the didactic objective of ecological character of the stories, and intermingles in the narration real and fantastic elements.
This edition includes the following stories:

  • The giant tortoise
  • The stockings of the flamingos
  • The peeled parrot
  • The War of the Alligators
  • The blind range
  • Story of two coati puppies and two puppies of man
  • The passage of the Yabebirí
  • The Lazy Bee
  • Anaconda
  • the “Decalogue of the perfect storyteller”
  • and some terrifying story like “The Feather Cushion”.

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