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Can you add one? The setting of “The Night Visitor” is a hacienda deep in the Mexican bush where a lonely American recreates in his imagination an eerie world of Indian folk legend. The title piece, about an American stuck away in remote jungles, who reads his way through a library of rare books on pre-Columbian Indian civilizations, and reaps an amazing result, cannot fail to grip readers.

At first he hides from them but when he finds it is no use he goes with them and thus ensues a series of events that leave the reader with a story that is so well crafted that we don’t know where it’s going until it ends and everything falls into place quite nicely.

It is about an unlicensed doctor who lives in a remote and dangerous town. Paperbackpages. Want to Read saving….

hraven TravenPaperback Be the first to write a review. Nacio un nuevo dios. Sep 09, Mike rated it it was amazing. Historias del campo mexicano “Para los grandes lectores”–P. Thanks Ulises, for the recommendation! You may also like. Nov 04, Maureen rated it it was amazing Shelves: It ends with Macario.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Traven’s remarkable short stories. Then, at night an indian starts visiting and asking for his help.

Traven lived much of his life in Mexico, where the majority of his fiction is also set—including his best-known work, The Treasure of the Sierra Madrewhich was adapted as B. Search for a book to add a reference. Traven, what a writer! They, in my opinion, are Traven’s greatest work.

The Night Visitor and Other Stories by B. Traven

Traven work expecting classic literary style or a cohesive story line. The second is less creepy but very smart. I Need a New Butt! Short story which includes many deep and interesting teachings to reflect on. Traven The cotton-pickers [by] B. History Created February 12, 8 revisions Download catalog record: The first was by far my favorite, it is the story of a man who buys land in the jungle and his closest neighbor also a foreigner has to go away and leaves him as his house-sitter.

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El Visitante Nocturno

As with about all short story anthologies, this one had a couple of superior stories and easily forgettable remainders. Can I borrow this item? Throughout, To say that B. Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. Jan 28, brian rated it really liked it.

Traven, what a writer!

El visitante nocturno

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Download ebook for print-disabled. The story is rather creepy and haunting, the language that Traven uses well, in this case with an excellent translation crawls under your skin and at the same time teaches you about the history of the natives of the jungle.

Traven writes with passion and you sense that bocturno really wants you to know and appreciate the depth of the fascinating country that he stumbled into as a political fugitive.

Traven in Mexico is also connected with Berick Traven Torsvan and Hal Croves, both of whom appeared and acted in different periods of the writer’s life. This book contains two stories, “El visitante nocturno” and “Visita de medianoche”. You can view this on the NLA website.

Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page. His writing is like a testosterone-laden campfire story from the perspective of an expatriate European who rolled up his sleeves and plunged deep into a pre-tourism Mexican culture of the ‘s and loved it, warts and all.

Traven, which is why I read his books. Feb 18, Bob Newman rated it it was amazing. I know a lot of people who are really into B. En poco tiempo me encontr bajo el hechizo de aquellos cuentos, de aquellas narraciones hist ricas y mitol gicas y me olvid enteramente del presente