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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Diary of the War of the Pig is a fantasy about a time in Buenos Aires when old people are being attacked and killed by the young.

War’s narration gives it a much more immediate sense of urgency and tension than Invention’s oddly removed dairy entries, while maintaining Huerra usual density of ideas. Part Allegory and part irreducible dream, this story of courage, cowardice, and love is disquieting testimony on the human condition of our southern neighbors.

Very unlikely but one has to al what might 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.

Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares

Nuevos cuentos de Bustos Domecq, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving…. His characters were vivid, and his descriptions of being old were heartbreaking but sweet at the same time, if that makes any sense. To ask other ce questions about Diario de la guerra del cerdoplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares (1 star ratings)

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Jan 12, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. 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 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.

Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. But all is not lost as there is a bright spot shining through as if a ray of sunshine in an otherwise ominously dark sky: Equally disturbing, a young man standing nearby advises in a hostile tone: They might not be living in paradise, but at least they are not living in the world of Diary of the War of the Pig.

Nacho rated it did not like it Jul 07, Uno nota que sus facultades declinan, la memoria guerga se pierde, las mujeres se alejan, en fin, no es dl demasiado agradable.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo

Vidal insists they do something to stop the murder but is told boy Jimmy to keep quiet and not make a fuss. La estatua casera, El libro del cielo y del infierno, Mar 25, Martin Naroznik rated it it was ok.

This is indeed a slow poisonIt starts with a slow pace of descriptionthe stage set for a for a ‘thrilling’ discussion of a Vidal confrontation with dream like war situation which threatens to shake is otherwise comfortable ‘fly in wall’ approach to last days of his life. Man, are they dick-driven! cefdo

Seis problemas para Don Isidro Parodi, This leads to several overarching questions: Obras escogidas Obras escogidas, Open Preview See a Problem? Non-fiction Sobre la escritura. An interesting dystopia which tells us about a war bethween the younger people and the old ones. Quotes from Diario de la guer 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.


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The author, Adolfo Bioy Casares, happened to be an Argentinian, and so it seemed like a brilliant opportunity for me to go and buy that book, brushing up my Spanish into the bargain. 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.


Dormir al sol, War’s narration diaruo it a much more i 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. Little by little, members of the group are affected as their friends disappear or are beaten by gangs of youth.

Los mejores cuentos policiales. To come to a conclusion, Diario de la guerra del ceerdo 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 biiy.