Diario de la guerra del cerdo has ratings and 30 reviews. Inesperado precursor de las revueltas estudiantiles, de la guerrilla urbana y hasta del mov. Results 1 – 6 of 6 Diario de la guerra del cerdo / Diary of the War of the Pig by Bioy Casares, Adolfo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. Diario de la guerra del cerdo / Diary of the war of the pig: (Biblioteca Bioy Casares) by Adolfo Bioy Casares at – ISBN

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One weakness most of them share is prurience. Borges always referred Adolfo as the finest writers on 20th Century. Jul 22, Maura rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

El viaje y la otra realidad, It deserves to be more widely known, and, in fact, Bioy Casares deserves a larger readership. It wasn’t all gloom and doom though, as casaree author also described how the old folks stuck together, how some families hid their old people from the mob, etc.

Skip to main content. Mar 25, Martin Naroznik rated it it was ok. This book was an introduction to a master story teller. Open Preview See a Problem? De jardines ajenos, Obras escogidas Obras escogidas, Homenaje a Francisco Almeyra, Quotes from Diario de la guer Equally disturbing, a young man standing nearby advises in a hostile tone: In fact, although Bioy Casares was only in his fifties when he wrote the Diarioin his foreword he betrays his own resignation about what the future will bring for him as an ageing man: In an unexpected foreshadowing perhaps of the impending Social Security crisis, this is a chilling, strange account of a Buenos Aires that has, without warning, violently turned on its elderly.


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La otra aventura, Paperbackpages. May 31, Anais Casanova rated it it was diaroo. For some reason or other — various ones are discussed in the course of several conversations, but they actually remain nebulous — young people feel provoked into acts of gratuitous violence at the sight of old people and they do not hesitate to give in to their feelings of aggression.

Tradesmen refuse to sell to the elderly, even when all they want is a newspaper. Be the first to ask a question about Diario de la guerra del yuerra. Conversaciones en el taller literario, In fact, Don Isidoro’s pension had not been paid for months. Bioy could not possibly have anticipated this dirty business.

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The Obelisk edition of Diary of the War of the Pig marks the first time in paperback for this fictional chronicle about street terror and disappearances by the greatest living Argentine author.

For starters, none of them really considers himself old at all, and each of them has at least one unpleasant quality like greed, stubbornness, cowardice — one of them lw betrays a friend in order to escape death —, and intolerance.


Very unlikely but one has to wonder what gurera happe The theme is worthy and interesting, young people killing old people for basically screwing up the world, however it is not explored in depth; and worse, the characters are not developed at all. And the indignities don Isidro must suffer are endless: Human beings themselves, after death, become figures in a dream to the survivorsthey fade away and are forgotten, like dreams that were once convincing, but which no one cares to hear about.

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Adolfo Bioy Casares

Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. Adolfo Bioy Casares relates the day-by-day life of Isidro Vidal, the “old boys” from the corner cafe, and the women, young and old, who offer temporary cerd from guera and mob terror.

Could Isidro Vidal, in a sort of Caesarean grandeur, have kept referring to himself in the third person? By way of diary entries, we follow don Isidro Vidal, resident of a crowded, crumbling mansion serving as tenement building for the poor in the city of Buenos Aires.