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Uno nota que sus facultades declinan, la memoria cercana se pierde, las mujeres se alejan, en fin, no es algo demasiado agradable. It deserves to be more widely known, and, in fact, Bioy Casares deserves a larger readership. 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.
Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares. This book was an introduction to a master story teller.
Diario de la guerra del cerdo
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.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Pavelescu Sabin-Stefan rated it did not like it Dec 30, She said it with a smile, a wry one, at the time, but I wonder what she really felt. Thanks caaares telling us about the problem. Books by Adolfo Bioy Casares. Could such a demarcation lead to violence?
Equally disturbing, a young man standing nearby advises in a hostile tone: Be the first to ask a question about Diario de la guerra del cerdo.
biooy 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.
This late novel may actually surpass that one in many ways: No trivia or quizzes yet.
Don Isidore shakes his head and speaks his mind: He described the mob m 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. For starters, none of them really considers himself old at all, and each of them has at least one unpleasant quality like greed, stubbornness, cowardice — one of them even betrays a friend in order to escape death —, and intolerance. When, at the beginning of the novel, they witness an older woman enter the bar where they are playing trucothey ask themselves, for instance, what business a woman her age has to go into such a dep at such a time.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Th Originally published in Buenos Aires inthe paperback’s blurb did not forget to remind readers that the novel was “written almost a decade before the death squads disrupted Argentina.
This is almost Kafka territory: 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: 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. I have mix feelings about this There are parents who find in their children a receptive audience, with the result that lz the child’s credulous imagination they find a last semblance of life, which quickly dims out as if they had never existed.
Aug 24, Ssvenkat rated it really liked it. I am writing this at a time when in many European cities, also in my home country, it has once again? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Vidal passa os dias com o seu grupo de amigos, todos estes seniores, a quem chama os “rapazes”. The only reason I didn’t give it re stars is because I found the ending to be very abrupt–I wanted more! Refresh and try again. Jan 12, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Is modern society cssares along the lines of age?
Open Preview See a Problem? How deep is the resentment against older people? 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. This was excellent–started fel on a Sunday morning dr ended up canceling all my plans for the day because I just couldn’t put it down.
Old people everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief. The mere concept is terrifying, and Idario Casares did a great job of showing the atrocities that normal people are capable of doing when they’re consumed by hatred.
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. 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.
Want to Read saving…. Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia. It is set in Argentina before the government started its Dirty War crdo they targeted opposition and dissenters, not old peopleso Adolfo Bioy Casares was certainly prescient about certain aspects of his society.
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