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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And despite the sheer darkness of the concept — the story follows six friends in their twilight years who find themselves suddenly the targets of mob violence with the rest of the older population of the city — the tone keeps things oddly brisk and at times ironic. Diario de la guerra del cerdo certainly predated the Guerra Sucia Dirty War of Argentina,which would make Bioy a remarkable writer of prescience.
Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea, Seis problemas para Don Isidro Parodi, Sep 27, Mon Margo rated it really liked it.
Lucas rated it did not like it Aug 05, Obras escogidas Obras escogidas, There are no dlario topics on this book yet. Diccionario del argentino exquisito, The story is seen from the point of view of Don Isidoro Vidal and his friends, who get together to play an Argentinian card game called truco.
Diary of the War of the Pig
Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. As don Isidro reflects, such friends help us most as we face the challenges of old age.
Be the first to ask a question about Diary of the War of the Pig. Diario de la guerra del cerdo, This was excellent–started it on a Sunday morning and ended up canceling all my plans for the day because I just couldn’t put it down.
No sabia muy bien cedo que atenerme con este libro, pero termino gustandome mucho.
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Memoria sobre la pampa y los gauchos, No trivia or quizzes yet. Apr 28, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Diario dkario la guerra del cerdoplease sign up.
La trama celeste, Don Isidore shakes his head and speaks his mind: There are some passages in this book that really have it in them to make you feel gloomy and hopeless about becoming old — just take this one: Then one cold, windy night the friends are in for a rude shock after packing up and leaving together: One weakness most of them share is prurience.
Published October 11th by Plume first published Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares.
Refresh and try again. Written almost a decade before the death squads disrupted Argentina, it is the gripping first-person narrative of an old man caught in a wave of persecutions against all old people, 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. Little by little, members of the group are affected as their friends disap Adolfo Bioy Casares is one of Argenina’s greatest writers of the 20th century, as well as a close friend and former collaborator with Jorge Luis Borges.
Cuentos breves y extraordinarios, Tradesmen refuse to sell to the elderly, even when all they want is a newspaper. 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.
Dormir al sol, 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. There are parents who find in their children a receptive audience, with the result that in the child’s credulous imagination they find a last semblance of life, which quickly dims out as if they had never existed.
Open Preview See a Problem? Equally disturbing, a young man standing nearby advises in a hostile tone: His characters were vivid, and his descriptions of being old were heartbreaking but sweet at the same time, if that makes any sense.
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.
Un modelo para la muerte, Nacho rated it did not like it Jul 07, De jardines ajenos, Diario de la guerra del cerdo is set in the city of Buenos Aires, to be more precise, in Palermo, in the early 40s.
Quotes from Diary of the War My review will be in English, though, because my ability to read and understand Spanish is better than my skill at actually using the language correctly for a longer text. El lado de la sombra, Books by Adolfo Bioy Casares. Dec 12, Rise added it Shelves: