Los hallazgos expresivos y los temas recurrentes que forman el universo narrativo de Adolfo Bioy Casares regido por relojes y medidas diferentes de los que. 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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He had defended himself, and would go on defending himself he felt no doubt on that score against the attacks of the young; but as he came into Paunero Street he had a mental picture of his own hand holding a revolver to his temple. She said it with guerta smile, a wry one, at the time, but I wonder what she really felt.

Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares

Pavelescu Sabin-Stefan rated it did not like it Dec booy, May 31, Anais Casanova rated it it was amazing. 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.

A harrowing, chopping novella on the elderly and the young who abuse and kill them. Also a journalist and translator, he was a friend and collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Casraes Borges, with whom he wrote six books and created the character H.

To come to a conclusion, Diario de la guerra del cerdo is a sobering book about old age, maybe too bleak at that, but at the same time it can also be read as a study of how things can go wrong in society, of how easily certain groups of people can become scapegoats while nobody seems to be caring enough and the government keeps prevaricating. 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.


Lucas rated it did not like it Aug 05, Nacho rated it did not like it Jul 07, Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. Aug 24, Ssvenkat rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo is set in the city of Buenos Aires, to be more precise, in Palermo, in the early 40s. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Part Allegory and part irreducible dream, this story of courage, cowardice, and love is disquieting testimony on the human condition of our southern neighbors.

La guerra del cerdo

Uno nota que sus facultades declinan, la memoria cercana se pierde, las mujeres se alejan, en fin, no es algo demasiado agradable. To ask other readers questions about Diary of the War of the Pigplease sign up. One weakness most of them share is prurience. Corto, fuerte e interesante. Paperbackpages.

And, he was probably very hioy of getting older. View all 39 comments. It deserves to be more widely known, and, in fact, Bioy Casares deserves a larger readership.

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Man, are they dick-driven! Return to Book Page. Flat story with flat crrdo. Be the first to ask a question about Diario de la guerra del cerdo.


Aunque no haya absolutamente nada al cabo de la espera, esperamos. This book was an introduction to a master story teller. An interesting dystopia which tells us about a war bethween the younger people and the old ones. This leads to several overarching questions: How deep is the resentment against older people?


My review will be in English, though, because my ability to read diqrio understand Spanish is better than my skill at actually using the language correctly for a longer text. It is set in Argentina before the government started its Dirty War although they targeted opposition and dissenters, not old peopleso Adolfo Bioy Casares was certainly prescient about certain aspects of his society. Women, especially young ones, is what they all think most about, and our hero Isidro does not make an exception to this rule: The story is seen from the point of view of Don Isidoro Vidal and his friends, who get together biooy play an Argentinian card game diqrio truco.

Equally disturbing, a young man standing nearby advises in a hostile tone: