Cover

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

Title Page

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

Copyright Page

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

read more

Introduction

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. v-viii

At first glance, The Rainforest (La selva) would appear to be Argentine author Alicia Steimberg’s most conventional narrative to date. Cecilia, a woman on the threshold of her sixties, arrives at a Brazilian rainforest spa in the hope that the gentle climate and attentive staff will help her heal her profound psychological wounds and escape ...

read more

The Rainforest

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 1-136

I’m in the rainforest, and it’s very hot and humid; at times a warm drizzle falls. Eyes closed, I lift my face to catch the water and drink a little, while a steel-blue and cadmium-yellow macaw watches me without turning its head. This is how I spend my days, among charming monkeys, benevolent serpents, motionless parrots, and ...

Acknowledgments

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 137