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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His wife, Silvina Ocampo, was also an excellent writer – of poetry and short stories. Lucas rated it did not like it Aug 05, Open Preview See a Problem?

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Diary of the War of the Pig

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Originally published in Buenos Aires inthe paperback’s blurb did not forget to remind readers that the novel guerr “written almost a decade before the death squads disrupted Argentina. 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

Dec 20, Nate D rated it liked it Recommends it for: At least not yet, that is. Is modern society demarcated along the lines of age? War’s narration gives it a much more i In an unexpected foreshadowing perhaps of the impending Social Security crisis, this is a chilling, deel account of a Buenos Aires that has, without warning, violently turned on its elderly.

An interesting dystopia which tells us about a war bethween the younger people and the old ones.

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It is set in Guera before the government started its Dirty War although they targeted opposition and dissenters, not old caszresso Adolfo Bioy Casares was certainly prescient about certain aspects of his society. Casares is best known for his collaborations with Borges, and for early work of the philosophic fantastic The Invention of Morelwhich inspired Last Year at Marienbad and the second Brothers Quay feature. I’d never read this author before but now I will certainly be looking for more of his work.


One explanation is that those young terrorists think that old people live too long and deprive them of resources and chances that should in due course have fallen to them, but other people take a more sophisticated outlook by surmising that what those young yahoos actually hate about their victims is the melancholy fact that the old remind them of their own eventual fate. 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 casaree at all.

And, he was probably very scared of getting older. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 redemption from madness and mob terror. Diario de caasres guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares. Open Preview See a Problem? Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. Sep 27, Mon Margo rated it really liked it.

The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because I found the ending to be very abrupt–I wanted more!

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Aunque no haya absolutamente nada al cabo de la espera, esperamos. Books by Adolfo Bioy Gurera. The novel [1] describes an alternative reality in which old people suddenly find themselves the target of seemingly unmotivated eruptions of violence on the part of younger people.


Apr 28, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Human beings themselves, after death, become figures in a dream to the survivorsthey fade away and yuerra forgotten, like dreams that were once convincing, but which no one cares to hear about.

Paperbackpages. Want to Read saving…. Very unlikely but one has to wonder what might happen when kids born today realize how global warming affects their adult future, when drought and flooding radically diminishes food production, diseases spread, 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, and might well stand as a metaphor for the murkier currents of Latin American society today.

For starters, none of them really considers himself old at all, and each of them has at least one unpleasant quality like bloy, stubbornness, cowardice — one of them even betrays a friend in order to escape death —, and intolerance. She said it with a smile, a wry one, at the time, but I wonder what she really felt. They say that old people are greedy, selfish, materialistic, and eternally grumbling.

Books by Adolfo Bioy Casares. El Diario de la guerra del cerdo trata del destino del ser, que pasa cuando la edad avanza y pasamos a ser “viejos”. From that moment on, he is both so eager to please — being afraid of boring Nelida with his memories and his tendency biooy shape them into words — and so jealous that he seems like an insecure teenager.