El Entierro

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Amalia, a young nurse working in the hospital of a small village in the Andes mountains, hires an old house. The rent is low and the house is lovely, but her dog Simon is extremely agitated and at night there are a lot of strange sounds...

This story is riddled with mysterious events that make you feel increasingly uncomfortable. Tension builds and for a long time it is unclear whether all will be well in the end. It contains some beautiful yet everyday descriptions of Amalia, her dog Simón, the village where she lives and of her work. 


  • 47 pages of text
  • written in past tense
  • Spanish with Latin American characteristics 
  • setting: Colombia

Information for Teachers

This book is written in beautiful, but fairly demanding Spanish, level A2 plus. Advanced students can read it well by themselves, but it is also suitable to be used in class. Topics for discussion could be ghosts and ghost stories, hidden treasures or the typical characteristics of small villages in remote areas.

Would you like to order a set of 20 of more copies* for your class? We will give you a 10% discount (for 20 or more copies of the same title). Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, please allow 2-3 weeks for your order.

*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.

Author: unknown
Year of publication: 2017
Number of pages: 60 (including glossary)
ISBN: 978-1770849082
Illustrated: Yes
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