The Eucaliptus House
(La casa de los eucaliptus)
Literary Fiction / Thriller
The Eucaliptus House is a collection of 12 mysterious, dark and thorny short stories. Inlcuded are:
Internal Tracks: The protagonist, Eduardo, is a rural doctor who receives a call to attend to a patient in his childhood hometown, which he hasn’t gone back to in twenty years.
The Eucaliptus House: Renato is a high school teacher and receives a ‘guest’ who tells him that he has to kill people.
Boys of the Night: Two skateboarders dream of finding the perfect skate park and end up discovering a group of vampires who want to eat them.
The Eternal Spirit: The protagonist has been elected president and meets with the outgoing president who tells him that he needs to trust in the Eternal Spirit.
Eddie: A disturbing monologue of a crazy man who talks to himself and shares what he is going to do in a few hours’ time: take a gun to class and shoot his classmates and teachers.