Hi all, 

This story was the first thing that came to my mind when we spoke of the theme of a house/home. It is written from one of the most famous (and my favorite) Latin American writer, Julio Cortazar. 

Feel free to take a peak and maybe discover, as I did, its echoes and undertones. 
Here are some of the ones I found: 

- Characters are prisoners in their own home
- Characters find solace in a repetitive, purposeless task, and their dreams
- They occupy and preserve the ancestors' house, but do not own the space.    
- Many rooms are empty and accumulate filth that inevitably comes from the outside 
- Strangers/ a strange force starts to "possess" the house little by little, leaving them with "nothing"

Hope you enjoy it.  Spanish speaking ladies sho 

http://spanishstories.wordpress.com/2010/10/18/the-taken-house/
Ian
2/22/2013 16:00:31

Thank you, this was beautiful but who posted this? :)

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Irina Bellyrina
2/27/2013 14:28:01

It seems like we can access it online:

fd.valenciacollege.edu/file/zhyde/House%20Taken%20Over-Cortazar.doc

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2/19/2015 00:30:19

Your awareness make you more reliable person in the society because you know and accept every things with solid reasons and you do not accept anything without proof. No doubt your awareness and your knowledge you more active, healthy, brilliant and sharp in distinguish wrong from right with true beliefs.

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song minh
3/28/2016 15:17:45

but who are the strangers? i read it like 4 times and all i can imagine of is alien..

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