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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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This is almost Kafka territory: La estatua casera, And, he was probably very scared of getting older. Very unlikely but one has to wonder 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. Open Preview See a Problem?

Conversaciones en el taller literario, War’s narration gives 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. Diario de la guerra del cerdo, Ah, friendship lx the rescue, offering succor and support, a needed balm in such a hostile, cruel world.

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Short stories and novellas Cuentos completos, Seis problemas para Don Isidro Parodi, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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: Could Isidro Vidal, in a sort of Caesarean grandeur, have kept guerea to himself in the third person? 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.


Corto, fuerte e interesante. Man, are they dick-driven!

Diario de la guerra del cerdo

So, our hero and his friends do have their minor, everyday flaws, but interestingly, most of these flaws might not have come with age, any less than they were overcome by it. His characters were vivid, and his descriptions of being old were heartbreaking but sweet at the same time, if that makes any sense.

Non-fiction Sobre la escritura. My own sense is age might have some importance but more powerful feelings are generated by class, that caszres, by rich vs. La manera como describe una guerra silenciosa sin siquiera escribir una escena de violencia es genial.

It was so sinister it made my skin crawl throughout the entire book. 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. Goodreads helps you diarii track of books you want to read. Could such a demarcation lead to violence? Return to Book Page.

It’s a short, very dark story about genocide against the elderly–the young people of Buenos Aires have decided that seniors don’t contribute to society and should be eliminated.

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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. Nuevos cuentos de Bustos Domecq, Except that the age group for the novel seemed to have been the opposite.


Then one cold, windy night the friends are in for a rude shock after packing up and leaving together: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 22, Maura rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

One weakness most of them share is prurience. Don Isidore shakes his head and speaks his mind: 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.

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 casaree victims is the melancholy fact that the old remind them of their own eventual fate.

How deep is the resentment against older people? Refresh and try again. Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea, Cuentos breves y extraordinarios, Want to Read saving….